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by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: HDD not showing?
Replies: 10
Views: 209

Re: HDD not showing?

This is what is showing after running those comands pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ls -la total 364 drwxr-xr-x 18 pi pi 4096 Sep 30 14:17 . drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Jul 10 01:07 .. -rw------- 1 pi pi 44117 Sep 30 13:55 .bash_history -rw-r--r-- 1 pi pi 220 Jul 10 01:07 .bash_logout -rw-r--r-- 1 pi pi 3523 Jul...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: HDD not showing?
Replies: 10
Views: 209

Re: HDD not showing?

your HDD is there alright, located at /mnt/CCTV also designated as /dev/sda1 (according to df -h) ok one other way to have the HDD showup on desktop go to file manager locate /mnt/CCTV left click on the /mnt/CCTV folder and drag it to the desktop Caution: if the HDD is not mounted properly, clickin...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: HDD not showing?
Replies: 10
Views: 209

Re: HDD not showing?

have you checked if its mounted properly? check the outputs of lsusb lsblk blkid then df -h Here's the results:- lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 174c:55aa ASMedia Technology Inc. Name: ASM1051E SATA 6Gb/s bridge, ASM1053E SATA 6Gb/s bridge, ASM1153 SATA 3Gb/s bridge, ASM1153E SATA 6Gb/s bridge Bus 001...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: HDD not showing?
Replies: 10
Views: 209

Re: HDD not showing?

Right click anywhere on desktop select Desktop preferences on Desktop tab, make sure there is a check on [ ] Mounted Disk click OK done It is already ticked, I un-ticked it and then ticked it again but the disk doesn't appear? The wastebasket is there, and also if I tick the 'folders' box, they app...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: HDD not showing?
Replies: 10
Views: 209

HDD not showing?

No laughing please! How do I get my external HDD to show up as an icon on the desktop (raspbian, loaded through NOOBS) on my pi, I did have it showing before I had to rebuild, but it's not showing now? my fstab loads it like this:- /dev/sda1 /mnt/CCTV ntfs-3g defaults,users,nofail 0 0
by doubleudee1
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Crontab runs some comands inside but not others?
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Crontab runs some comands inside but not others?

OK, a couple of problems I had to rectify. The main one, my pi was full and so I had to create some space by using various methods/coding. 1. the HDD had been mounted automatically by pi to /home/pi/CCTVDISK, and I had then created a directory from my login (pi) as CCTVDISK. 2. I then created a syml...
by doubleudee1
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Crontab runs some comands inside but not others?
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Crontab runs some comands inside but not others?

RaTTuS wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:56 pm
cat /var/log/syslog and look at the CRON lines ? anything of note ?
I'm going to look at that now.

Thanks both
by doubleudee1
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Crontab runs some comands inside but not others?
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Crontab runs some comands inside but not others?

Lets take this one as an example 15 * * * * /home/pi/ExecFiles/CreatejpgDirsR.sh first off this will run your script at 15 mins past the hour every hour, 24/7. so i that what you were expecting it to do ? secondly you need to capture some output from the process including any error messages so you ...
by doubleudee1
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Crontab runs some comands inside but not others?
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Crontab runs some comands inside but not others?

I am running this crontab:- # Edit this file to introduce tasks to be run by cron. # # Each task to run has to be defined through a single line # indicating with different fields when the task will be run # and what command to run for the task # # To define the time you can provide concrete values f...
by doubleudee1
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Symlink question
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Symlink question

I have a new HDD on my pi which is mounted on '/media/pi/CCTVDisk' I have created a directory on my pi in '/home/pi/CCTVDisk' what would be the code for the symlink for me to see the files and be sure they are moving off my pi and onto the HDD as the link I've tried sudo ln -s /media/pi/CCTVDisk CCT...
by doubleudee1
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Just a question? Reformatting an HD
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Just a question? Reformatting an HD

I usually plug a "suspect drive" into an RPi (3B, 3B+) and see if it can be detected. if not then I'll try to initialize it if cannot initialize then I conclude its dead if can initialize, proceed to initialization then use gparted to format the drive if gparted cannot format the drive I conclude i...
by doubleudee1
Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Just a question? Reformatting an HD
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Just a question?

Thanks, I've tried putting into my pc (win 10) but that doesn't see it. then it means there is something wrong with the PC end - is it enabled in the BIOS ? what does windows see via computer management is it powered ? how is it connected I have tried removing one of my existing HDD inside my pc an...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Just a question? Reformatting an HD
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Just a question?

Thanks, I've tried putting into my pc (win 10) but that doesn't see it.
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Just a question? Reformatting an HD
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Just a question? Reformatting an HD

Does anyone know of any way I can convert my old 1 TB HDD which is formatted in Linux back to ntfs or anything windows 10 will read?
by doubleudee1
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Crontab Question
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: Crontab Question

OK, Thanks to all for the replies. it has enlightened me somewhat but I am 'up and running' now so all's good.

WD
by doubleudee1
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Crontab Question
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: Crontab Question

OK, no probs, copied out all the commands and just ran cronta -e and was presented with one for pi which I used and saved.
Now when I run crontab -e, it opens my crontab file.
by doubleudee1
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Crontab Question
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: Crontab Question

But will it run for pi (me) as I have written all the commands I want done in it and just saved it (ctrl + x then 'y' and [enter])
by doubleudee1
Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Crontab Question
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Crontab Question

I always log in as pi. So i logged in and went to create a Crontab but what I got was:- pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo crontab -e no crontab for root - using an empty one crontab: installing new crontab So I carried on and created it anyway, then I did this:- pi@raspberrypi:~ $ crontab -l no crontab for pi...
by doubleudee1
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do I give pi ownership of this folder?
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: how do I give pi ownership of this folder?

sorry, CCTV_In isn't a directory, it's an external HDD, also the '~CCTV_In' is a symlink'
by doubleudee1
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do I give pi ownership of this folder?
Replies: 5
Views: 197

how do I give pi ownership of this folder?

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ls -lh total 40K lrwxrwxrwx 1 pi pi 16 Sep 16 16:30 '~CCTV_In' -> /home/pi/CCTV_In drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4.0K Sep 17 09:09 CCTV_In drwxr-xr-x 2 pi pi 4.0K Jul 10 01:42 Desktop drwxr-xr-x 2 pi pi 4.0K Jul 10 01:42 Documents drwxr-xr-x 2 pi pi 4.0K Jul 10 01:42 Downloads drwxr-xr-...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings
Replies: 46
Views: 1205

Re: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings

in billnbevs-pc log I get a whole lot of [2019/09/16 15:37:13.104588, 0] ../source3/smbd/service.c:782(make_connection_$ make_connection_snum: canonicalize_connect_path failed for service CCTV_In, p$ [2019/09/16 15:37:13.107577, 0] ../source3/smbd/service.c:782(make_connection_$ make_connection_snum...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings
Replies: 46
Views: 1205

Re: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings

yes I had ntfs 3-g loaded. I just decided to start from scratch, followed this guide https://www.juanmtech.com/samba-file-sharing-raspberry-pi/ The only change I made to the guide was to put 'mkdir ~/CCTV_In' where it says to put 'mkdir ~/share'. Weird thing is, I got as far as 'STEP 6' and then ope...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings
Replies: 46
Views: 1205

Re: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings

in log.billnbevs-pc I have:-

[2019/09/16 10:54:34.459688, 0] ../source3/smbd/service.c:782(make_connection_$
make_connection_snum: canonicalize_connect_path failed for service CCTV_In, p$
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings
Replies: 46
Views: 1205

Re: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings

OK thanks, this time I get :- smbclient -L localhost -N Unable to initialize messaging context Anonymous login successful Sharename Type Comment --------- ---- ------- CCTV_In Disk Incoming File From CCTV Cameras print$ Disk Printer Drivers IPC$ IPC IPC Service (Samba 4.9.5-Debian) Reconnecting with...
by doubleudee1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings
Replies: 46
Views: 1205

Re: ARRRRGGGHHHH Its happened again! - Lost Samba settings

OK, enough of this, I think I've wasted enough of you guys time (sorry and thanks). I'm gonna try one or two things again then if they don't work I'm going to reload the lot from scratch, go back to the load screen of NOOBS and press the UP key to reload it all. Will let yo know if it's successfull....

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