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by pauljlamp
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount
Replies: 24
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Re: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount

Alright, I think we are on the same page then, I was understanding you correctly. Unfortunately, I'm still getting a "permission denied" after following those steps correctly. I will update this post if I am able to find a solution. It isn't critical to making progress on this project, but...
by pauljlamp
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount
Replies: 24
Views: 3472

Re: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount

Did you run those commands as root or with sudo? Did you load g_mass_storage with removable=1? If you had previously loaded g_mass_storage did you remove it first? 1. I ran them with sudo 2. Yes 3. When you say "previously loaded g_mass_storage", do you mean with: modprobe g_mass_storage ...
by pauljlamp
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount
Replies: 24
Views: 3472

Re: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount

Okay, I'm learning a lot. Your reply answered my questions pretty succinctly. However, I'm not sure what the purpose of unloading and loading using these commands: sudo echo "" > /sys/devices/platform/soc/20980000.usb/gadget/lun0/file sudo echo "/piusb.bin" > /sys/devices/platfor...
by pauljlamp
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount
Replies: 24
Views: 3472

Re: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount

Okay then... thank you. That was very helpful and I appreciate the response. My current goal is to allow changes from the USB end only. However, I would like to see and likely copy the files from the network share, at a semi-regular interval. So the USB side (the device that is using the Raspberry P...
by pauljlamp
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount
Replies: 24
Views: 3472

Followed this MagPi tutorial to make a smart flash drive: Having some trouble with mount/umount

Hello all, I am a relatively new Raspberry Pi user, following this tutorial, using a Raspberry Pi Zero W and Raspbian Stretch. https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/pi-zero-w-smart-usb-flash-drive/ It seems to be working fine. I didn't complete steps 13 and 14 because they don't apply to my project, but...

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