[Network] How to Mount Mini DLNA Server on Start-Up

NOTE: Since the firmware OS 3.07, the MiniDLNA Server is auto-mounted on start-up. If you are using an old firmware version, you can use  this following tip.

Problem:
When you enable the miniDLNA server, it mount the drive automatically, but when you turn off the system and turn on again, it do not mount the drive again.

Solution:
You must program your Zappit to mount the drive every time you turn
on. Do the follow:

1. On your computer, launch an internet browser and type the IP address of your Zappiti player. You will access to the OpenWRT administration (Luci). 

2. Click on the menu System > Startup

3. Disable MiniDLNA.
Note: do not disable it from the minidlna settings page, only disable it from the Startup page 

4. Go to Local Startup (bottom of startup page) and insert the followin command to mount the drive and start miniDLNA.

The command should be:
-------------
sleep 5
mount /dev/sda2 -o rw,async
/etc/init.d/minidlna start
exit 0 

Note: mofify "sda2" by the id of your hdd as mounted on Zappiti Explorer. It could be "sda1" or "sda3".

Feedback and Knowledge Base