Mount a Remote Drive from AirPort Extreme
It would seem that it is not possible to mount via AFP the disc (with mount_afp afp://appletv:email@example.com/NAS ~frontrow/NAS for example)
And not either with Samba...
Anyone can do something to mount the disk ?
- This worked for me:
- mount_afp -i afp://foo:<diskpassword>@<airportname>.local/<diskname> /Users/frontrow/afp
- (the username doesn't matter)
- I used:
- mkdir ~frontrow/Movies/external
- mount_afp afp://whatever:<diskpassword>@<airportname>/<diskname>/<path> ~frontrow/Movies/external ---> This way ATVFiles can see it...
- Only problem is that ATVFiles see the / of the mounted drive (it does not use the <path> as intended). This is somehow annoying because I have lots of things in the airport extreme disk and have to browse to find the movies... any ideas?
-- Who has write this ?
Yes, use an symlink.
- mount your airport disk on /mnt/airdisk
- create a dir in ~frontrow
- make the first symlink:
ln -s /mnt/airdisk/the/path/to/your/movies/directory ~frontrow/files/airport
- make the second symlink
ln -s ~frontrow/Movies ~frontrow/files/local
- modify the root path of the ATVFiles plugin by
defaults write net.ericiii.ATVFiles RootDirectory ~frontrow/files
--Galphanet 09:41, 25 June 2007 (CEST)