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by LTolledo
Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: I can't read files downloaded w/ Deluge from my Windows PC
Replies: 5
Views: 84

Re: I can't read files downloaded w/ Deluge from my Windows PC

directory/file ownership....now its greedily owned by root...

set the directory/file ownership using
chown
by LTolledo
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raid HDD EXT4 from Raspi4 with OMV pluged into Windows -> Error
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Raid HDD EXT4 from Raspi4 with OMV pluged into Windows -> Error

in OMV, to what file system did you format the HDD?
by LTolledo
Sat Dec 26, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Nas with multiple nvme drives?
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: Nas with multiple nvme drives?

before that.... have you been informed about the use of NVMe drives on RPi4 as "impractical"?
and that use of standard format 2.5" SSD's is recommended....
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: New raspberry pi 4b stopped to work after 3 days =(
Replies: 7
Views: 196

Re: New raspberry pi 4b stopped to work after 3 days =(

does this scene looks awfully familiar to you?
RPi3A+_disaster-waiting-to-happen.jpg
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by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)
Replies: 20
Views: 409

Re: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)

test install sync test...
syncthing test install syching in progress.jpg
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by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)
Replies: 20
Views: 409

Re: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)

Oh...BTW... I do (manually) transfer my photos from my Android phones
using AndSMB application....

am saving the photos to a samba share drive on another NAS, so I can edit it, an post it in the forum....

that is why I haven't been using syncthing....
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)
Replies: 20
Views: 409

Re: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)

I've got syncthing up and running (without OMV) on the other SBC...
syncthing test install.jpg
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Note: this is just a test install, I may or may not fully implement on a RPi
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)
Replies: 20
Views: 409

Re: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)

am testing installation syncthing installation on another SBC (I always do.... prior to RPi implementation)
using the procedure in this link
https://www.thedigitalpictureframe.com/ ... computers/
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)
Replies: 20
Views: 409

Re: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)

if you want Syncthing only... just install Syncthing so that's... RPiOS lite/minimum desktop synchthing never tried it before so probably I wont be much help there... for RAID installation.... Jeff Geerling's guide is my best bet...(well... excerpts from it) https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2020/bu...
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 enable 1000Mb/s on eth0
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 enable 1000Mb/s on eth0

you did not mention your LAN cables' rating

are we required to guess that?
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry pi NAS server help needed
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Raspberry pi NAS server help needed

am not using OS level software RAID on my setups did tested using OS level software RAID1 before using two thumbdrives (for lesser power requirement).... was unstable.... thus I abandoned it... my primary and secondary NAS are single HDD setups the contents of the primary NAS are mirrored to the sec...
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)
Replies: 20
Views: 409

Re: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)

For my NAS (whether RPi based or other SBC based), I never use OMV.... just plain Lite OS, and samba... system is up and running and serving in less than 20 minutes... never gave me problems... I did tried OMV two years back (on RPi3B).... more trouble than it's worth and last month tried it again (...
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)
Replies: 20
Views: 409

Re: Photo Backup (OMV + Legacy Model B)

Just simple NAS on the RPi1B RPiOS32 Lite LAN connection HDDs in self powered case (WD Blue 6TB and Seagate Barracuda 6TB) , formatted to EXT4 Samba .... and another complementary setup as "backup" I use mainly the "blue" of the WD line of HDDs... as the other "colored HDDs&...
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry pi NAS server help needed
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Raspberry pi NAS server help needed

in case OMV goes "bonkers"....the solution that I will do is have a bootable RPiOS32 Desktop microSD card... and recover the data.... wait...... do I need to? I mean.... recover the data?.... heck..... I'll just install samba on the RPiOS32 desktop setup and share the whole HDD.... and am ...
by LTolledo
Fri Dec 25, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 B 30 mm v5 cooling fan power alternatives
Replies: 6
Views: 585

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 B 30 mm v5 cooling fan power alternatives

TP7 and TP12 are electrically connected so yes its OK to use that.... be careful not to apply too much solder.....which might short out the 5v to the ground plane... and as stress relief... some adhesive textile electrical tape over the soldered wires... (in my setups, adhesive textile electrical ta...
by LTolledo
Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry pi NAS server help needed
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Raspberry pi NAS server help needed

if the HDDs were formatted in OMV as ext4.....

then w$ is oblivious/clueless/plain ignorant of that file system if connected locally to that w$ system....

as its already in a NAS, accessible in w$ as a network drive, just browse/delete/copy over over the files to that network drive...
by LTolledo
Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 22
Views: 630

Re: Merry Christmas

To a hardware guy.....

....cracking open a nut using software only is "absolutely nuts" :mrgreen: :lol: :lol:


Merry Christmas!

....and a Safe Happy New Year to everyone....
by LTolledo
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: heat conduction THICK tape?
Replies: 36
Views: 1003

Re: heat conduction THICK tape?

use if that so called jb-weld is not prohibited....but not recommended for heat sink installation use...


I use thermal paste...
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by LTolledo
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How many RPI do you need?
Replies: 28
Views: 957

Re: How many RPI do you need?

going back to the main question..... How many RPI do you need? unless there is a(/are) local or national legal restriction(s) into owning one..... how many can your "finance manager" approve? (or how many can your wallet provide)...? as the systems that I built based on these boards are re...
by LTolledo
Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: How do I power a 12v device and power my pi with a 12v battery
Replies: 13
Views: 409

Re: How do I power a 12v device and power my pi with a 12v battery

tell us what is the coil rating on the "12v relay" that you have...

if in doubt, post an image of the printed letter/numbers on the relay itself, and we'll inform you what that rating is...
by LTolledo
Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Bad USB Speed on 2nd SSD
Replies: 4
Views: 111

Re: Bad USB Speed on 2nd SSD

try interchanging between the two ports... then check again then try interchanging the adapter.... then check again then try interchanging between the two ports (with the adapter interchanged already)... then check again determine on what combination the symptoms persist. are the SATA to USB adapter...
by LTolledo
Wed Dec 23, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: what happens if you unplug USB....
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: what happens if you unplug USB....

@OP.....how about....

try it out and report to us your first hand experience on the matter....
by LTolledo
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 B 30 mm v5 cooling fan power alternatives
Replies: 6
Views: 585

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 B 30 mm v5 cooling fan power alternatives

something like this, but on TP1 for 5v, and TP7 for Gnd on the RPi4B board....
RPi3B+FanPower.jpg
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by LTolledo
Tue Dec 22, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry pi zero hex spacers
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Raspberry pi zero hex spacers

Been using M2 resin hex spacers for my RPi projects....
RPi with stacked boards view3.jpg
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if I really need to use M3 resin hex spacers.... I'll just use Ø 3.1mm drill bit to enlarge the RPi mounting hole...
RPiZeroW-downHAT-DAC.jpg
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by LTolledo
Tue Dec 22, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi 4B freezes and has significant screen tear when playing youtube videos in chromium.
Replies: 38
Views: 1571

Re: Pi 4B 4GB freezes when playing youtube videos

am using stock settings (fake KMS)
but GPU memory split set to 192MB, as required by Kodi (another app that I heavily use)...

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