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I am trying to configure a Raspberry Pi to run as a file server, have installed SAMBA and have attached a 1TB external hard drive, which appears to have 4 partitions. Using Xwindows, I thought I had the advertised share mapped to the 1TB partition. So I physically placed the Pi in its permanent home (where it is difficult to get its video signal to a monitor etc.), so help with command line tools is best for me.
My problem is the share is acting like it only has about 2GB of space. And I am not sure why the mount command does not show me the partition.
I have attached to this post some output which has me baffled.
sda4 is not mounted. What is the output of "mount -a"?
Also, you shouldn't be using ntfs unless you absolutely have to. If this RPi is going to act as a file server in a closet and the external drive is not going to be removed, then get ntfs off of there and replace it with a native Linux FS like ext4.
Your root file system is also completely full, where did all of your space go? Did you dump files into /media/PAR1TB without a drive mounted there? If that's the case, they'll be dumped onto your SD card instead.
Last edited by suicidaleggroll; 05-01-2015 at 04:34 PM.
On this computer, I have two partitions on a external drive that I set to mount on boot using the "auto" option maples mentioned. Here are the relevant lines from my /etc/fstab (I used the UUIDs to identify the partitions):