Re: Fat FS on a USB-Drive with debianized LS? USB-HUB?
- Ok, hotplug problems with this kernel (is this general to 2.4.17?)...
maybe why its all a bit flakey with 2 devices on mine. Obviously
/etc/muraski is replaced in the debian.
Any ideas of alternatives or mods to hotplug that might work better?
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Derek Taubert
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 12:18:20PM -0000, cherrytreeproduction wrote:
> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "cherrytreeproduction"
> > <cherrytreeproduction@y...> wrote:
> > > > I have two USB 2.0 drive enclosures (250GB each) hanging off a 4
> > port
> > > > USB 2.0 hub on the back of my Linkstation 1. Running the basic
> > 1.44
> > > > distribution with minor edits to the scripts in the
> > /etc/murasaki/bin
> > > > directory.
> > >
> > > THATS interesting. on a near stock firmware....what did you edit in
> > > which scripts? would it be possible to get more drives running?
> > >
> > > it would be valuable to write down how it can be achieved to attach
> > > multiple usb-drive enclosures....
> > >
> > > regards
> > > mindbender
> > am i right that you only commentet the two-usb-disk-lines in the
> > /etc/murasaki/bin/mount_sd.sh in?
> That's pretty much it. Some of the lines also needed updating to match
> the usbdisk1 code.
> > and....did you install other kernel modules? (like the package from
> > http://frontalot.is-a-geek.net:81/index.cgi/PpcKernelModules )
> Nope. The USB hub support is already in the kernel.
> > it seems that there was the intention for the ability to attach 2
> > usb-disks....
> Looks that way. A little re-write of mount_sd.sh should allow a large
> number of USB drives to be automatically mounted. Getting the WWW
> interface to do useful things with them is another matter...
> Alternatively, you could disable the murasaki code and simply hard code
> the mounts in /etc/fstab. Hotplug doesn't work worth a spit in this
> kernel anyway.
> > regards
> > mindbender