Since the previous posts appear to be gone, and this is something people have problems with, I’m reposting my FUPPES instructions.
A little bit of extra discussion can be found here.
DroboFS instructions added 6/2/2010 (Sorry for those having trouble, I’ve been sitting on these for a while):
In the FUPPES directory, DroboApps/fuppes by default, open the fuppes.cfg file with WordPad. If you have DropBear SSH installed, ssh to DroboFS and cd to /mnt/DroboNAS/Shares/DroboApps/fuppes. Then use vi to open fuppes.cfg.
Navigate down to the line that starts with <device name=“XBox 360” and change the enabled setting from false to true. This should be around line 199. (This enables 360 support.)
In the FUPPES web console, http://:49201/, click the “Configuration” link on the left. On the top of the Configuration page there is a section that’s title “shared objects”. In the field named “Add objects” you want to enter any directories you want to have shared. Each directory must begin with “/mnt/DroboShares/Drobo” in order for it to work. So, for instance, if you have a directory called mp3s, you need to type “/mnt/DroboNAS/Shares/Public/mp3s” in the “Add objects” field. Now press “Submit Query” and continue this process until you have all of your folders added. You can delete a folder by selecting the checkbox next to the folder you wish to delete and pressing “Submit Query”.
Instead of doing the previous step, you can also edit this at the top of fuppes.cfg, in the shared objects setting, add a dir setting for each directory you want to fuppes to share. These directories must be have /mnt/DroboNAS/Shares/Public/ appended to their name. For instance if you have a directory called mp3s, the entry will be “/mnt/DroboNAS/Shares/Public/mp3s/”.
Save the file and close it.
Now open vfolder.cfg with either WordPad or vi.
Navigate to the line that begins with <vfolder_layout device=“Xbox 360” and once again change enabled from false to true. This should be around line 62. (This creates the file structure the 360 needs to actually display content.)
Save the file and close it.
Now open the FUPPES web console by connecting to the IP address of DroboFS at port 49201. For instance mine is http://10.254.25.94:49201/.
Now click the “Options” link on the left. If you’ve already attempted to configure FUPPES you should delete fuppes.db in the FUPPES directory, DroboApps/fuppes/ by default, before proceeding. Once on the Options page select “rebuild database”.
This is where it gets a little bit tricky. I’ve seen the FUPPES server die at this point in the process. If you’ve installed DropBear type “ps | grep fuppes”. If the only thing that’s returned says “grep fuppes” then FUPPES is no longer running and you’ll need to restart it. This can be done one of two ways. Your first option is to restart DroboFS. However, if you want to start FUPPES without taking DroboFS offline you can type “/mnt/DroboNAS/Shares/DroboApps/fuppes/service.sh start”. If you haven’t installed DropBear then you should see a fuppes.db file in the DroboApps/fuppes directory. If this file is increasing in size then your content database is being created. If the file never shows up then you’ll need to restart FUPPES by restarting the Drobo.
Once FUPPES is finished building it’s database the file will stop increasing in size. You can also keep an eye on the log files to see when it finishes. After this step is finished we need to setup the virtual folder definitions. In the “Options” section of the FUPPES web console select “rebuild virtual container”. Once again this may kill the FUPPES server. See the above process for figuring out if FUPPES is still running. Like before this step will increase the size of your fuppes.db file.
Once your fuppes.db finishes being built you’re good to go. At this point you should be able to turn on your XBox 360 and see your Drobo’s FUPPES server. By default the Drobo will show up with FUPPES in it’s name.
- I’ve noticed that FUPPES will not respond when running in background mode. That means if you’re starting it via DropBear the only way to run FUPPES will cause it to shut down as soon as you disconnect your ssh connection. For the moment it’s probably better to restart DroboFS after you finish configuring FUPPES.
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