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File Server Not recognized
« on: December 23, 2008, 03:29:43 pm »
I have an old LACIE 1 terabyte fileserver that had an old version of windows on it without a license. I installed ubuntu 8.04 on it and setup directories for sharing. I then connected it to the network and copied files from my hybrid to the shares. I then deleted the files from my hybrid. I have 2 problems.

No 1. I thought LMCE would automagically recognize the new drives and ask me if I would like to connect. Which is not happening.
No 2. After I have resynced my media in the web admin I still have pointers to the old media and when I try to play the media I get file not found, which is understandable. Why haven't these pointers been cleared?

Thanks for any help or ideas!

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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2008, 07:03:12 pm »
In general its best to move media from within webadmin for then it updates the db as well as updating the file system.



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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2008, 07:39:56 pm »
In general its best to move media from within webadmin for then it updates the db as well as updating the file system.



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But webadmin doesn't recognize that my fileserver exists. So how do I get the core to recognize my fileserver and then how do I get my media resynced correctly.

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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2008, 08:32:40 pm »
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I then connected it to the network and copied files from my hybrid to the shares.
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So you've mounted the share(s) manually and now you're wondering why lmce won't detect them, right?
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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2008, 08:33:54 pm »
make sure fileserver is on internal lmce network and use it uses samba shares.. so it automatically detects and adds the server.




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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2008, 08:54:46 pm »
I did not go out and mount the fileserver drives on the core kde desktop. I thought LMCE took care of that automatically.

It is connected to the network, it received ip 192.168.80.252. The drives are shared through samba. I am able to see the core from the fileserver and I was under the assumption that the core would aoutmatically recognize a new drive and ask me if I would like to connect. Is there a setting I may have turned off concerning auto detection?


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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2008, 11:10:21 pm »
So you copied the files over without mounting the share(s) then?
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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2008, 05:12:38 pm »
So you copied the files over without mounting the share(s) then?

I had the files backed up on a usb drive. I copied them from the USB to the file server. Sorry for the confusion. I have not mounted the fileserver. I thought LMCE was supposed to recognize the drive and take care of mounting it. If I have to mount the drive myself I can do that but I would rather LMCE take care of it.

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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2008, 05:16:13 pm »
It should find and mount automatically. Can you access the fileserver from other machines on the network?

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Re: File Server Not recognized
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2008, 05:45:01 pm »
It should find and mount automatically. Can you access the fileserver from other machines on the network?

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I'll try and see when I get home.