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Re: Accessing USB storage attached to network router




Darac Marjal <mailinglist@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 07:41:14AM +0100, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>>Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>
>>> Darac Marjal <mailinglist@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jun 05, 2017 at 01:38:04PM +0100, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>>>>>Here:
>>>>>
>>>>> https://askubuntu.com/questions/109505/how-do-i-access-an-external-hard-drive-plugged-into-my-router
>>>>>
>>>>>the problem seems to be solved, but not for me...  I plugged a USB storage
>>>>>pendrive into my ADSL internet router but don't know how to access it.  I
>>>>>tried putting in /etc/fstab something like:
>>>>>
>>>>> //192.168.1.1/USB_storage /mnt/public cifs guest 0 0
>>>>
>>>> Is this the correct share to mount? Try "smbclient -L 192.168.1.1" to see
>>>> what shares are available.
>>>
>>> $ smbclient -L 192.168.0.1
>>> WARNING: The "syslog" option is deprecated
>>> Enter rodolfo's password:
>>> Connection to 192.168.0.1 failed (Error NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT)
>>
>>If I put 192.168.1.2, instead, I get something more:
>>
>>$ smbclient -L 192.168.1.2
>>WARNING: The "syslog" option is deprecated
>>Enter rodolfo's password:
>>Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 2.2.12]
>>Server requested LANMAN password (share-level security) but 'client lanman
>> auth = no' or 'client ntlmv2 auth = yes'
>>tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED
>>
>>>> Try running smbmount directly and see if it gives more information:
>>>>
>>>>  # mount -t cifs //192.168.1.1/USB_Storage /mnt/public --verbose -o guest
>>>
>>>
>>> # mount -t cifs //192.168.1.1/USB_Storage /mnt/public --verbose -o guest
>>> mount.cifs kernel mount options:
>>> ip=192.168.1.1,unc=\\192.168.1.1\USB_Storage,user=,pass=********
>>> mount error(115): Operation now in progress
>>> Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)
>>
>>And also:
>>
>># mount -t cifs //192.168.1.2/USB_Storage /mnt/public --verbose -o guest
>>mount.cifs kernel mount options:
>> ip=192.168.1.2,unc=\\192.168.1.2\USB_Storage,user=,pass=********
>>Retrying with upper case share name
>>mount.cifs kernel mount options:
>> ip=192.168.1.2,unc=\\192.168.1.2\USB_STORAGE,user=,pass=********
>>mount error(6): No such device or address
>>Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)
>>
>>Besides, pointing the web browser at 192.168.1.1, the usb storage is seen in
>>the Admin menu.  Does all this suggest us anything useful...?
>
> Yes, this confirms that 192.168.1.1 is the address of your router. An IP
> address typically identifies a single device. If you are looking to talk
> to the USB device attached to the router, there's no point talking to
> 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.2 - that's like saying "I couldn't find my
> laptop, but I walked into my neighbour's house and they had a laptop so
> it must be the right one"

All right, but to do then now...?  Why no response comes from 192.168.1.1?

Thanks,

Rodolfo