Thus far, I have been successful gaining shell access and connecting multiple, external USB hard drives to MyBook World. The combination of these two things made migrating old USB drives over to MyBook storage a breeze via cp or mv, and avoided ting up ethernet bandwidth. Now, I have a new project. The reason I added MyBook was to compensate for a crashed USB drive. All my backups are on CDROM OR DVD-ROM, and I cannot seem to get MyBook to mount an external, USB CDROM. Does anyone have any ideas? I could update with an external computer by ethernet, but I would rather do it internally on MyBook. If I can get MyBook to mount the drive, a nifty little script will automatically read the CD or DVD and sort the archived files in their proper directories.
MyBook is registering the CDROM in /proc/bus/usb, along with two USB hard drives and the 4 port hub , but when a mount is attempted MyBook shows the device as busy.
[root@NAS01 /]# mkdir /shares/external/cdrom
[root@NAS01 /]# mount /dev/sdb1 /shares/external/cdrom
mount: Mounting /dev/sdb1 on /shares/external/cdrom failed: Device or resource busy
[root@NAS01 /]# df
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
rootfs 2.8G 444M 2.2G 17% /
/dev/root 2.8G 444M 2.2G 17% /
/dev/md3 950M 20M 882M 3% /var
/dev/md4 910G 277G 634G 31% /shares/internal
/dev/sdc1 187G 130G 57G 70% /shares/external/ST3200021A/Partition-1
/dev/sdd1 187G 71M 187G 1% /shares/external/ST3200021A-2/Partition-1