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by timblack1
Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:42 am
Forum: Home Media Network Hard Drive - Cloud Edition
Topic: How to install NFS server ?
Replies: 21
Views: 9724

Re: How to install NFS server ?

Is there another way to accomplish my goal of transferring a large number of files, preserving file permissions & hard links (to save space on the destination)? What finally solved my problem was that I installed the FFP application through the NAS's administration GUI, and that provided rsync 3.0....
by timblack1
Mon May 21, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Home Media Network Hard Drive - Cloud Edition
Topic: How to install NFS server ?
Replies: 21
Views: 9724

Re: How to install NFS server ?

How many effort are you wanting to invest? U-Boot loads the kernel, and an initrd. (See Stock Configuration ). This initrd is a uImage containing a gzipped ext2 filesystem. This ext2 filesystem contains a file /common.sh, which contains a line 'mount -o loop,ro $APPS_IMAGE sysroot/mnt/apps'. I supp...
by timblack1
Sun May 20, 2012 1:39 am
Forum: Home Media Network Hard Drive - Cloud Edition
Topic: Read Only Partition
Replies: 8
Views: 5856

Re: Read Only Partition

Ah, I see. In that case the loop device itself is read-only. (losetup -r). AFAIK there is no way to change that, you can only re-create the loop device: umount /dev/loop0 At this point I get an error, so I issued umount -l /dev/loop0 which runs without error, but then the "mount" and "ls" bash comm...
by timblack1
Sat May 19, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Home Media Network Hard Drive - Cloud Edition
Topic: How to install NFS server ?
Replies: 21
Views: 9724

Re: How to install NFS server ?

I *think* you can find 'apps' in /boot/images and that it's read-only mounted as /dev/loop0 on /mnt/apps. First check if you can remount it read/write: mount -o rw /dev/loop0 /mnt/apps When no error occurs, have a look with 'cat /proc/mounts' if it succeeded. Here is where I get stuck--the device d...