Posts by richprim

    Thank you for the quick response.
    I am going over there today to put the user info back in.
    Just in my haste to finish yesterday, I overlooked setting the permissions.


    I just switched my church's file server over to version 5 from 4
    I forgot to set the permissions but the office staff said its working as usual.
    My question is, are the permissions saved to the storage drives or the micro SD card

    I just loaded OMV 5 on a rock64.

    Is there a way to add PLEX since it isn't in the plugin's or extra's ?

    I am trying to get Plex to work in a Docker container and having trouble

    I am using the Docker Plex image but there are a lot of settings I don't know what to set to.

    IE Networking, Port forwarding, Environmental Variables, Volumes and Bindings, Volumes from, Extra Arguments and Container commands.

    I did have Plex working by its self but it keeps the hard drives from spinning down.


    I installed the backup plugin that's supposed to make a copy of the sd card (raspberrypi).
    I expected a img or a compressed single file.
    I got a number of files.
    My question is how to rebuild you sd card from those files.

    I built a file server for my church with 2ea, 2tb drives, one for the main storage and one for Rsync.

    There doesn't seem to be a easy way to rebuild a main storage drive from the Rsync drive.

    Suggestions have been given to us midnight commander etc, this way still has its complications.

    I believe I have found a simple way to do it if you are using one of the arm boards like the rock64 etc.

    I simply took a second SD card and loaded armbian
    Armbian Debian Stretch Desktop

    One of the features of this OS is you can log in as root and copy between drives with not permissions restrictions.

    After installing Armbian on a SD card, the first thing you do at boot-up is assign a new root password, ( the original root login for the rock64 is 1234)

    You then select "other" at login and type root and the new password, this gives you full access to the drives.

    Copying all the data from one drive to the other and then renaming the directories to what they were on the main data drive etc.

    Just my suggestion to make recovery a bit easier to us not so experienced Linux users.

    Rich Prim

    This is the full terminal print out

    ch@rich-KC787AAR-ABA-d4996t:~$ sudo ssh root@
    [sudo] password for rich:
    root@'s password:

    Welcome to ARMBIAN 5.46 experimental Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) 4.14.69-v7+
    System load: 0.31 0.31 0.13 Up time: 9 days
    Memory usage: 8 % of 976MB Swap usage: 1 % of 488Mb IP:
    CPU temp: 39°C
    Usage of /: 18% of 7.2G storage/: 24% of 917G

    Raspberry Pi is a slow NAS:

    [ 0 security updates available, 7 updates total: apt upgrade ]
    Last check: 2018-10-06 00:00

    [ General system configuration (beta): armbian-config ]

    Last login: Sat Oct 6 16:00:46 2018 from

    root@raspberrypi:~# apt install mc
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Package mc is not available, but is referred to by another package.
    This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
    is only available from another source

    E: Package 'mc' has no installation candidate

    I reloaded OMV 4 on another SD card and mc installed normally.
    I must have an error on the original setup.
    All i have to do now it add back the directories for both SMB and the 2 users to get it going.
    I have had other problems with this unit so I think its best to redo the SD card.
    Thanks for all the help.
    Rich Prim