Unassigned Devices - Managing Disk Drives and Remote Shares Outside of The Unraid Array


dlandon

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1 hour ago, colemite said:

Clicking the "MOUNT" button turns the button grey and briefly changes the text to "MOUNTING," but does not mount. 

Both your attempt to mount NFS and SMB failed:

Jul 25 14:04:55 gbh-tower unassigned.devices: Error: shell_exec(/sbin/mount -t 'nfs4' -o rw,noacl 'COLEMITE:homes' '/mnt/remotes/COLEMITE_homes' 2>&1) took longer than 10s!

 

Jul 25 14:06:08 gbh-tower unassigned.devices: Error: shell_exec(/sbin/mount -t cifs -o rw,noserverino,nounix,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,uid=99,gid=100,vers=3.1.1,credentials='/tmp/unassigned.devices/credentials_homes' '//COLEMITE/homes' '/mnt/remotes/COLEMITE_homes' 2>&1) took longer than 10s!

The mount commands both timed out.  I would think right away that the remote server isn't responding to a ping, but if the orb turned green and the "Mount" button was active, that's probably not the issue.

 

Try using the IP address of CEOLMITE rather than the server name.  When UD asks for the server, just enter the IP address.

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14 minutes ago, dlandon said:

Try using the IP address of CEOLMITE rather than the server name.  When UD asks for the server, just enter the IP address.

I have tried the IP address a few times, and I  get the same result.

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7 minutes ago, colemite said:

I have tried the IP address a few times, and I  get the same result.

Go to the UD Settings and set the "NFS Version to use when Mounting Remote Shares:" to NFSv3 and see if that makes a difference.

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49 minutes ago, dlandon said:

Go to the UD Settings and set the "NFS Version to use when Mounting Remote Shares:" to NFSv3 and see if that makes a difference.

That made the difference. I have successfully mounted the share.

 

Thank you very much!

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I'm not able to format a USB drive to exfat.

It's a new drive. It had vfat on it. I was able to mount it with Unassigned Devices and see that it had some Manufacturer software on it. Next I clicked the red X for "Clear Disk" and that partition was deleted.

Next I tried to format it to exfat. I end up with an empty partition.

 

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Jul 26 19:38:45 Antec kernel: sd 8:0:0:0: [sdn] 488374272 512-byte logical blocks: (250 GB/233 GiB)
Jul 26 19:38:45 Antec kernel: sd 8:0:0:0: [sdn] Write Protect is off
Jul 26 19:38:45 Antec kernel: sd 8:0:0:0: [sdn] Mode Sense: 43 00 00 00
Jul 26 19:38:45 Antec kernel: sd 8:0:0:0: [sdn] Write cache: disabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
Jul 26 19:38:45 Antec kernel: sdn: sdn1
Jul 26 19:38:45 Antec kernel: sd 8:0:0:0: [sdn] Attached SCSI removable disk
Jul 26 19:39:19 Antec unassigned.devices: Removing all partitions from disk '/dev/sdn'.
Jul 26 19:39:53 Antec unassigned.devices: Format device '/dev/sdn'.
Jul 26 19:39:53 Antec unassigned.devices: Device '/dev/sdn' block size: 488374272.
Jul 26 19:39:53 Antec unassigned.devices: Clearing partition table of disk '/dev/sdn'.
Jul 26 19:39:53 Antec unassigned.devices: Reloading disk '/dev/sdn' partition table.
Jul 26 19:39:53 Antec unassigned.devices: Reload partition table result: /dev/sdn:  re-reading partition table
Jul 26 19:39:53 Antec unassigned.devices: Creating a 'gpt' partition table on disk '/dev/sdn'.
Jul 26 19:39:54 Antec unassigned.devices: Formatting disk '/dev/sdn' with 'exfat' filesystem.
Jul 26 19:39:54 Antec mkfs.exfat: failed to open '/dev/sdn1' in read-write mode: No such file or directory
Jul 26 19:39:54 Antec kernel: sdn: sdn1
Jul 26 19:39:57 Antec unassigned.devices: Reloading disk '/dev/sdn' partition table.
 

 

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root@Antec:~# fdisk -l /dev/sdn
Disk /dev/sdn: 232.88 GiB, 250047627264 bytes, 488374272 sectors
Disk model:  SanDisk 3.2Gen1
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Device     Start       End   Sectors   Size Type
/dev/sdn1   2048 488372223 488370176 232.9G Microsoft basic data

 

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Edit: I was able to format to exFat in Windows. After I did that, I could mount it with Unassigned Devices.  I tried again red X for "Clear Disk" and that partition was deleted. Next I tried to format it to exfat again and now it worked.

 

Second Edit:

Unassigned Devices does NOT LIKE the default Disk Label "USB_SanDisk_3.2Gen1" and this causes the problem somehow.

If I change the Disk Label by changing the Mount Point to "USB250GB" now everything works and it can format to exfat.

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I have three drives that are not part of my array and am expecting that all three would show up under "Unassigned Devices", but only one of the drives is showing up as "dev 1".  Can someone point in the right direction as to what I must be missing?  How do I get the other two drives to show up under "Unassigned Devices"?

 

Thanks in advance.

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5 hours ago, ecuster said:

I have three drives that are not part of my array and am expecting that all three would show up under "Unassigned Devices", but only one of the drives is showing up as "dev 1".  Can someone point in the right direction as to what I must be missing?  How do I get the other two drives to show up under "Unassigned Devices"?

 

Thanks in advance.

Post your diagnostics.

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10 minutes ago, ecuster said:

Here are the diagnostics from the server

I don't see a problem detecting any extra disks, assuming they are also connected to the LSI HBA check its BIOS and confirm they are being detected there, if not they also won't be detected by Unraid.

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Hello guys. I have two drives that I use to back up my array. They worked normally. Now they appear as mounted but does not show the folders within it. Even if I disconnect and connect, they go back to the same state. The folders don't even appear in Krusader. I only see the drives.  

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Here is the script used in user scripts and rsync. All the folders still exists in the drive.

 

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Thanks.

 

 

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37 minutes ago, danilodino said:

Hello guys. I have two drives that I use to back up my array. They worked normally. Now they appear as mounted but does not show the folders within it. Even if I disconnect and connect, they go back to the same state. The folders don't even appear in Krusader. I only see the drives.  

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Here is the script used in user scripts and rsync. All the folders still exists in the drive.

 

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Thanks.

 

 

Post diagnostics.

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7 minutes ago, danilodino said:

 

You have multiple issues.  The log is loaded with SMB messages caused by AD.  This is making it hard to find UD messages.

Aug  4 20:51:06 TW-NAS winbindd[13584]:   idmap_hash_initialize: The idmap_hash module is deprecated and should not be used. Please migrate to a different plugin. This module will be removed in a future version of Samba

 

This is what I found related to your UD disks:

Aug  5 14:24:02 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Partition 'sdg1' does not have a file system and cannot be mounted.
Aug  5 14:24:02 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Adding partition 'sdg2'...
Aug  5 14:24:02 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Mounting partition 'sdg2' at mountpoint '/mnt/disks/backup_nas'...
Aug  5 14:24:02 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Partition 'sdg2' is already mounted.
Aug  5 14:24:02 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Partition 'backup_nas' cannot be mounted.
Aug  5 14:25:37 TW-NAS webGUI: Successful login user root from 192.168.0.61
Aug  5 14:25:44 TW-NAS ntfs-3g[10650]: ntfs_attr_pread_i: ntfs_pread failed: Input/output error
Aug  5 14:25:44 TW-NAS ntfs-3g[10650]: Failed to read index block: Input/output error
Aug  5 14:25:55 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Cannot unmount 'sdg2'. UD did not mount the device or it was not properly unmounted.
Aug  5 14:25:55 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Partition 'backup_nas' cannot be unmounted.
Aug  5 14:26:02 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Unmounting partition 'sdg2' at mountpoint '/mnt/disks/backup_nas'...
Aug  5 14:26:02 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Cannot unmount 'sdg2'. UD did not mount the device or it was not properly unmounted.
Aug  5 14:26:02 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Partition 'backup_nas' cannot be unmounted.
Aug  5 14:26:04 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Unmounting partition 'sdg2' at mountpoint '/mnt/disks/backup_nas'...
Aug  5 14:26:04 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Cannot unmount 'sdg2'. UD did not mount the device or it was not properly unmounted.
Aug  5 14:26:04 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Partition 'backup_nas' cannot be unmounted.
Aug  5 14:26:05 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Unmounting partition 'sdg2' at mountpoint '/mnt/disks/backup_nas'...
Aug  5 14:26:05 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Cannot unmount 'sdg2'. UD did not mount the device or it was not properly unmounted.
Aug  5 14:26:05 TW-NAS unassigned.devices: Partition 'backup_nas' cannot be unmounted.

Because the disks are marked "Array", and the log messages about how the disk cannot be unounted, it looks like the disks were removed without being unmounted.

 

Your best way out of this predicament is to reboot.

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Could you change this "Error:" to "Info:" or "Warning:"?

 

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Event: Unraid Status

Subject: syslog error

Description: Aug 6 08:41:43 thoth unassigned.devices: Error: shell_exec(/bin/df '/mnt/remotes/DESKTOP-I0HHMD9_Users' --output=size,used,avail | /bin/grep -v '1K-blocks' 2>/dev/null) took longer than 5s! Aug 6 08:41:46 thoth unassigned.devices: Error: shell_exec(/bin/df '/mnt/remotes/DESKTOP-I0HHMD9_Users' --output=size,used,avail | /bin/grep -v '1K-blocks' 2>/dev/null) took longer than 5s!

Importance: alert

 

As you can see I monitor all errors and this is not really an error.

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On 8/6/2022 at 6:36 AM, dlandon said:

Changed to 'Warning' in next release.

 

Just curious if there are release notes for version 2022.08.07? Nothing shows up except an empty window titled 'Release Notes' with the 'Done' button.

 

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9 minutes ago, AgentXXL said:

 

Just curious if there are release notes for version 2022.08.07? Nothing shows up except an empty window titled 'Release Notes' with the 'Done' button.

 

Works for me on Brave.

 

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Try clearing your browser cache.

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2 minutes ago, dlandon said:

Works for me on Brave.

 

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Try clearing your browser cache.

 

Cleared the cache/cookies for both of my unRAID servers but it's still empty. I suspect it's related to an issue with my ISP - Shaw in Canada has had a major outage since 11am MT Friday. It's causing all sorts of slowdowns for the network, and for some reason is even impacting my local network performance. If I disconnect the WAN cable from my modem and reboot my systems, my internal LAN is as fast as expected, but not when my LAN is connected to the internet. Thanks for posting that screenshot - that'll suffice until my ISP things get sorted.

 

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I am a noob, 3 days on unRAID. I found out that I can use my eSATA dock with unRAID and transfer directly to the array. My old mobo (ASUS Sabertooth Z77) has an eSATA port. I have 18 old data HDDs 150GB to 500GB that I am filtering through for good media, transfer speed is much better than USB2 (the only alt on the dock). I watched a Spaceinvader video on Krusader and Unassigned disk and they are working great.

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I've applied the UD update this morning after getting notified of it, don't know if it's related... then connected my external backup drive, the automatic backup script ran normally, so far so good.

 

But later I've connected a completely different drive that doesn't have automount set nor any scripts assigned and obviously different identifiers and partition names and strangely I heard the notification sounds the backup scripts makes. UD somehow automounted it, decided the EFI partition of that drive (which is a full OS install) should be assigned the mountpoint of my backup drive even though that's not what the UI shows, and started running the script. Now that EFI partition is filled to the brim with backups that were never supposed to be there. The partition in question is that with the SSD_256 label and got mounted into UNRAID_SAVE that's supposed to be the correct drive's mountpoint.

 

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Diags attached...

unraid-diagnostics-20220808-1043.zip

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4 hours ago, Kilrah said:

The partition in question is that with the SSD_256 label and got mounted into UNRAID_SAVE that's supposed to be the correct drive's mountpoint.

The partition with label 'SSD_256' never got mounted.  No where in the logs does it show anything that got mounted to /mnt/disks/UNRAID_SAVE.

 

As far as the automount, I don't know what is going on with that.

 

My suggestions:

  • Click the double arrows in the upper right corner of the UD webpage.  The configuration files in ram may have an issue.  This will refresh those.
  • Check your UD mount points and scripts.  Your script should not write to a non existant mount point /mnt/disks/UNRAID_SAVE.
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41 minutes ago, dlandon said:

The partition with label 'SSD_256' never got mounted.  No where in the logs does it show anything that got mounted to /mnt/disks/UNRAID_SAVE.

 

It did!

In the syslog between 10:02 and 10:21 you see an xfs drive mounted as UNRAID_BACKUP and a backup script running, that is the real backup drive. Starting at 10:40:16 another drive is detected, and at 10:40:19

Aug  8 10:40:19 Unraid unassigned.devices: Mount drive command: /sbin/mount -t 'vfat' -o rw,noatime,nodiratime,nodev,nosuid,iocharset=utf8,umask=000 '/dev/sdh1' '/mnt/disks/UNRAID_BACKUP'
[...]
Aug  8 10:40:19 Unraid unassigned.devices: Successfully mounted 'sdh1' on '/mnt/disks/UNRAID_BACKUP'.

 

This is the EFI partition of the unrelated drive, you can see the type is vfat because of that. It just went by "sdh1" which is the same in both cases, ignoring that it's not the same drive.

 

The script then runs and unmounts. It only unmounted that partition, left the other '/mnt/disks/155327401441-part2' mounted.

 

I then remounted the EFI partition and it was full, with a backup folder on it. Deleted it and all good, but still...

 

41 minutes ago, dlandon said:

Click the double arrows in the upper right corner of the UD webpage.  The configuration files in ram may have an issue.  This will refresh those.

Will try that.

 

For the record, here's unassigned.devices.cfg

 

[Config]
common_cmd=""
destructive_mode="disabled"
automount_usb="no"
discard="yes"
symlinks="no"
smb_version="no"
debug_level="0"
key=""
iv=""
smb_security="public"
smb_share="read-write"
smb_timemachine="no-access"
case_names="auto"
mac_os="no"
force_user="yes"
[SanDisk_SD7SN6S-256G-1006_155327401441]
unassigned_dev="dev3"
mountpoint.1="/mnt/disks/SSD_256"
[WD_Elements_SE_25FF_57584131444137305043384C-0:0]
unassigned_dev="dev2"
mountpoint.1="/mnt/disks/UNRAID_BACKUP"
user_command.1=""
command_bg.1="true"
command.1="/boot/config/plugins/unassigned.devices/UNRAID_BACKUP.sh"
automount="yes"
[WD_Elements_SE_25FF_575836314431384B43584652-0:0]
unassigned_dev="dev1"

 

Edited by Kilrah
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Changing the mount points on UD volumes is a convenient way to change volume labels.  As a result, the mount points are stored in unassigned.devices.cfg.  However, subsequent changes to the drive, not done in UD, can leave the plugin very confused.    

 

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The Sandisk Cruser Fit is currently /dev/sdo with 4 partitions, and the Samsung Flash Drive is /dev/sdp with 1 partition.

 

From:
ls -l /dev/disk/by-id

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 Aug  8 09:09 usb-Samsung_Flash_Drive_0374421030005963-0:0 -> ../../sdp
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 09:09 usb-Samsung_Flash_Drive_0374421030005963-0:0-part1 -> ../../sdp1

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 Aug  8 06:48 usb-SanDisk_Cruzer_Fit_4C530007541116121314-0:0 -> ../../sdo
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 06:48 usb-SanDisk_Cruzer_Fit_4C530007541116121314-0:0-part1 -> ../../sdo1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 06:48 usb-SanDisk_Cruzer_Fit_4C530007541116121314-0:0-part2 -> ../../sdo2
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 06:48 usb-SanDisk_Cruzer_Fit_4C530007541116121314-0:0-part3 -> ../../sdo3
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 06:48 usb-SanDisk_Cruzer_Fit_4C530007541116121314-0:0-part4 -> ../../sdo4

From:
ls -l /dev/disk/by-label

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 09:09 SAMSUNG -> ../../sdp1

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 06:48 UNBOOT -> ../../sdo1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 06:48 UN610 -> ../../sdo3
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 06:48 UN611 -> ../../sdo4
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug  8 06:48 UN692 -> ../../sdo2

 

Unraid 6.9.2, UD 2022.08.07.

unassigned.devices.cfg

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3 hours ago, Kilrah said:

It did!

In the syslog between 10:02 and 10:21 you see an xfs drive mounted as UNRAID_BACKUP and a backup script running, that is the real backup drive. Starting at 10:40:16 another drive is detected, and at 10:40:19

That's UNRAID_BACKUP, not UNRAID_SAVE.  UNRAID_SAVE is not a mount point defined in your UD config file, and the mount in the log snippet you posted is /mnt/disks/UNRAID_BACKUP.

 

UD doesn't mount a disk using another disks mount point, unless something is broken in your system.

 

The only thing I can come up with is:

  • The previous disk was not properly unmounted, or
  • Your flash and/or ramfs has a problem.

Your best course of action here is a reboot.  If that doesn't sort it out, post your new diagnostics.

 

 

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