18931Re: Disappearing share
- Jun 4, 2007I followed your first suggestion and now see the shares that I had
originally and the new shares that I created.
How do I determine whether or not both drives are now necessary?
Will the new disk have some additional files / folders on it?
Thanks for the quick and thorough response to my original question.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mike \(mwester\)" <mwester@...>
> I think you've fallen victim to the problem outlined here:
> paragraph after Rule #1 is described.suggest is that
> There's no good, easy fix, I'm afraid. The only thing I can
> you reformat the new drive with a windows machine (basically,return it to a
> single-partition FAT or NTFS volume). Plug it into the NSLU2 withthe 20GB
> drive, boot it up. You should see the shares and drives exactlyas they
> always have been. Now format the new drive. See if the share isstill
> present in the GUI. If so, do something to the configuration --add another
> share, then delete it, or similar. There's a chance that doing somay cause
> the unit to rewrite the existing data over the newly-formatted confbit. Boot up
> partition that's hiding your original one.
> If that doesn't work, you can try to piece it together bit by
> with the original drive. Login in to the system, and use tar tocopy the
> contents of the conf partition (use the mount command to see whereit's
> mounted) to a safe place on /public. Now plug in the seconddrive. Use the
> mount command again to see where the second drive is mounted, anduse the
> tar command to extract the contents of the tar file you wrote awayon
> /public and overwrite the incorrect data. Reboot. If this works,you're
> all set -- just remember that you are now dependent on both drivesfor your
> unit to run properly, if you remove either one, you'll be missingsome vital
> bit of information. Also, note that if you do the tar procedure Idescribed
> incorrectly, you may lose all your data on both drives -- usecaution,
> double-check what you're doing at each step, and back up any datayou would
> rather not lose.TwonkyMedia
> Mike (mwester)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "MTHEULE" <mtheule@...>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2007 10:53 PM
> Subject: [nslu2-linux] Disappearing share
> I have been using Unslung for about a year with a 20 GB HDD. I had
> created 1 share called 'media'.
> Today I plugged in an additional hdd into port 2 and rebooted the
> slug. When I looked at the shares, I saw Disk 1, Admin 1, Disk 1
> (Disk 2), Admin 1 (Disk 2). The 'media' share was gone.
> could still serve up the files, so they were still there, but thedrive?
> share was not visible.
> I unplugged the new drive and rebooted the slug. When it came back
> online with just the original drive, the share 'media' was visible.
> How do I keep the media share visible when I plug in the second
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