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    Hi,

    Sorry if this is a noob question since I'm new to Unix based systems. But uhh is there a way I can directly read and write floppy disks via my fileserver? The motherboard of my fileserver is soon the only motherboard that has a actual floppy connector and where I work we still have some super expansive machines that write their data on floppy disks.

    So is there a way I can mount my floppy disk like I can mount a USB hard drive or do I really need to mess with Docker or Virtualbox just to read and write a floppy disk?

    And before someone asks, a USB FDD is not a option. Too unreliable and I already have 2 that don't work properly/reliably.
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    After my old QNap with OMV 3 overcome its lifecycle i am looking for a small installation for a backup system with one Harddisk, running OMV 4/5 and simply rsync'ing my home-nas providing the backup via nfs/cifs.

    I think I do not have high demands, looked for a Odroid HC2 while having a ironwolf 8TB Harddisk at hand. But in Germany it seems to be sold so I need alternatives ... what else Setup seems to be suiteable? Looked for RockPro64 but dont know if attaching Sata Drives Via USB3 is good / performant. Is a external usb-drive the same as direct attached sata3-drive in the HC2-Setup? ... What do I have to buy to run it 24/7 and where? Is there something else leke the HC2, while i like the dedicated straight design ...

    Micha
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    hello,
    first, i hope everybody will understand my poor english ;)
    i found many thread speaking about modifying parameters in monit configuration, but i didn't found a thread about adding a new entry.
    I just want to monit with a network ping test if a device is connected or not on my network, and if not, send an alert.
    I thought it was exactly what monit does, that is why i want to add a service in monit. but i don't know which file adding/modifying to do this being sure that omv will not reset all i have done when reboot.
    thank you in advance for your help

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  • Rickboy333 -

    Posted the thread OMV 4.x Read floppies directly from OMV.

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    Hi, Sorry if this is a noob question since I'm new to Unix based systems. But uhh is there a way I can directly read and write floppy disks via my fileserver? The motherboard of my fileserver is soon the only motherboard that has a actual floppy…
  • geaves -

    Replied to the thread Windows 10 Creators failure to locate CIFS/SMB shares.

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    Quote from carriba: “Is there anything else I can check within OMV4 so that I can further nail down the origin of the problem? ” So you're saying that if you open file explorer select network then in the address bar \\<ip address of omv> hit enter…
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    Replied to the thread OMV 4.x Odroid HC2 ... or something else ... RockPro64 ,,,.

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    Quote from mipi: “PSU ? ... I have maybe 20-30 of these power supplies in my cave , even a hc2 would have one, don't get your point! ” My whole point was that using on 'oversized' PSU wastes energy for nothing. PSUs get really inefficient in the…
  • Pascal51882 -

    Replied to the thread OMV 0.4 Win 10 1803 SMB sehr langsam.

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    Ich habe mir hier schon alles mögliche durchgelesen. Nichts passt richtig zu meinem Problem. Da 2 Rechner schnellen Zugriff haben und 2 nicht wird Samba tuning wie im zweiten Link leider nicht viel bringen. Hängen alle am selben Switch und alle Kabel…
  • carriba -

    Replied to the thread Windows 10 Creators failure to locate CIFS/SMB shares.

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    No here a recap again on my yesterday and again today accomplished findings: Access to an OMV4 server using SSH terminal prompt and FTP shared folder is working fine with all Windows7, macOS, and Windows 10 operating systems. Access to the same OMV4…
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    Replied to the thread OMV 4.x Odroid HC2 ... or something else ... RockPro64 ,,,.

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    Quote from tkaiser: “as long as it's really just the 'backup NAS' use case smile.png ” (1) You got me ;) Quote from tkaiser: “other than being an oversized PSU for a single disk setup.. ” PSU ? ... I have maybe 20-30 of these power supplies in my cave…
  • geaves -

    Replied to the thread The Class E Network.

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    Quote from flmaxey: “Edit: Well that didn't work out very well. While going through the script process..... ” I'm sure I read somewhere that @macom was trying this.
  • geaves -

    Liked cghill’s post in the thread Trying to swap drives in RAID1 but RAID is missing.

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    Wow, thank you @flmaxey for the very informative response as well as all the resources you linked. You make a very strong case for OMV and I think I will give it a try so I can sunset my DS211j. Thank you as well @geaves for helping me sort through…
  • votdev -

    Replied to the thread OMV 3.x Tons of unrecoverable read errors.

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    OMV3 is end of life, please upgrade to OMV4.
  • votdev -

    Replied to the thread OMV 3.x Tons of unrecoverable read errors.

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    Your disk seems to be corrupted, i suggest to replace it. Check the status of the disk with SMART. If you've enabled emails notifications you'll get the notification that your system is under high load loadavg(5min) of 4.1 matches resource limit