Plex: Mounting USB

  • Hi All,

    So i'm trying to install Plex on Docker in Debian 11 (no OMV) but for the life of me i cant figure out what i need to put so the volume is my external USB drive

    sudo docker create \
    --name=plex \
    --net=host \
    --restart=always \
    -e VERSION=latest \
    -e PUID=1001 -e PGID=1001 \
    -e TZ=Europe/London \
    -v /home/docker/plex/config:/config \
    -v /media/liton/01D881B80A7ADFA0

    From the picture i need to mount sdb1 as the volume location

    I thought it was either /dev/sdb1 or


    but they didn't work, what am i doing wrong?

    Normally if its in red it's bad!!!

    Machine 1 - Dell OptiPlex 790 - Core i5-2400 3.10GHz - 16GB RAM - OMV5

    Machine 2 - Raspberry PI4 - ARMv7 - 2GB - OMV5

  • In line 9 the destination of the volume is missing and a back slash (line continuation)

    -v /home/docker/plex/config:/config \
    -v /media/liton/01D881B80A7ADFA0

    /home/docker/plex/config most likely is on you os disk

    This should work and point to the usb stick

    -v /media/liton/01D881B80A7ADFA0:/movies \

    But how are you mounting the USB-stick? Looky like some automatically generated mount.

    If it is for something permanant, you should add it to /etc/fstab, so it is mounted after a reboot (or use a systemd unit).

    I do not know how plex writes data, but this max wear out your usb stick.

    Next time post commands and error messages. This will help to diagnose.

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