When installing OpenMediaVault via a USB stick you may run into an error. During the installation you are prompted to select the correct drive to install to (in my case /dev/sdb). Towards the end of the install, setup will attempt to install the bootloader to the installation media, which fails.
I uninstalled, rebooted and reinstalled. I've renabled wordpress. I set up a share folder (wordpress) and given access to me,admin and mysql for read/write. I've changed bind ip to 0.0.0.0 (though the machine i use is 192.168.1.200) Once i clicked enable or change root password on mysql, i now get this error. Table of Contents 1. Install some tools 3. Create links to the mounted drives with their label names 5. Install gparted 7. Install cifs-utils I started using OpenMediaVault as my NAS of choice.
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To fix this issue we need to chroot to the new installation, install the bootloader, then unmount. This is done at the end of the installation, just before rebooting.
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- After the error, continue the installation so it can complete.
- When the message appears to restart the computer, press Alt+F2 to switch to a new console. Press enter to activate it.
- Type the following commands to mount the new OpenMediaVault installation and chroot to it:
- Enter the following command to install the GRUB bootloader. Be sure to select the correct drive when prompted (in my case it was /dev/sda):
- Exit the chroot and unmount:
- Switch back to the install screen by pressing Alt+F1. Press enter to reboot. Remove the USB stick.
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Table of Contents
I started using OpenMediaVault as my NAS of choice. My reason: it includes plugins for running and installing Plex Media Server and VirtualBox. This makes it very handy, especially the Plex Media Server. And it is based on Debian.
This is work in progress and additions will follow.
1 enable ssh
2 Install some tools
Some things are very useful when using ssh:
- mc (Midnight Commander)
- zile (lightweight emacs)
3 disable quota.
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Quota causes sometimes long waits upon reboot if the drives are large. See OpenMediaVault Forum for an example and the solution: run under ssh:
4 create links to the mounted drives with their label names
When using ssh regularly, it becomes cumbersome to identify the mounted drives by their UUIDs. Solution: create symlinks using e.g. the Label of the drives. Using ssh:
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5 install gpt
gpt is a set of command line tools for GPT partitions, i.e. disks over 2TB. Essential if you want to partition hdds via ssh.
6 install gparted
I like the simplicity of gparted for partitioning discs – so I installed it as well.
7 install cifs-utils
As the remoteshares plugin is not working, I install cifs-tools to set up remote shares manually