Aug 26, 2008

Direct access recorded video through Samba

The recorded video is saved in Linux UDF partition as .VRO, if you wanna copy it to PC for further usage, you have to transfer it to FAT32 partition as .MPG and copy it to PC, the clip will be split every 2GB. It's kind of troublesome. 

Thanks for a user make a request at ME1's Google groups and some one provides the solution that's why this post comes out. 

If you have installed Samba Server by follow "Easy way to enable Samba server, Mldonkey, Gmedia Server and SSH at bootup" , and now you can direct access recorded video by modify two files, smb.conf and in /usr/local/etc/hdd/volumes/HDD1/chroot/etc/samba folder. If you have chroot to debian then it's under /etc/samba.

Add "mount /dev/hda3 /mnt/auto " to (mount recording partition to /mnt/auto)

Add the bellows to smb.conf (a "record" folder will be created  when you access ME1)
comment = Recording partition of HDD 
path = /mnt/auto 
read only = no 
public = yes 

If you have SSH enabled,  simply download those two files and copy to /etc/samba folder.



The Guru said...

Hello, my problem with regard samba is: Firmware version MEB_S2.08.K1 I can not run both the debin-4g.ext2 that debin-3g.ext2, the latter me as a problem blocking full of records and to rehabilitate power everything I have to reformat the 'hd through the menu.
I was wondering you can turn on samba otherwise?
reading the forum I saw that there 'a chance' to use but I also mldonkey chedevo there is a limitation of space with regard to the files to download? how can I do to install both samba that mldonkey on ME1 and at the same time make them start automatically when the ME1? Thanks to all for your help.

Anonymous said...

Both images are the debian with different system. Debin-3g is recommanded since it's easest way to install Samba and Mldonkey, not to mentioned it's auto started whille boot up.
Regarding download limitation, you check Clarke's instruction.