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Mount a ext4 USB drive?

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by bmn1, Dec 28, 2018.

  1. bmn1

    bmn1 Regular Contributor

    May 17, 2011
    I recently installed Merlin's ASUS WRT firmware, and wanted to install Skynet and Diversion.

    The Skynet developer recommends ext4, and Diversion requires it.

    Now, I can only get Skynet to recognize the USB drive and work with FAT32.

    As soon as I pop in a ext4 drive, the router's WebGUI says it it's unmounted. And Skynet and Diversion do not detect it.

    What am I missing here? Do I somehow mount it manually through the terminal?

    Additional info:
    Firmware Version: 384.8_2
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2018
  2. loveleeyoungae

    loveleeyoungae Regular Contributor

    May 3, 2014
    Try this method. You may also need to set your USB port mode to 2.0 first (via Administration> System)

    Regarding USB 3.0 issue, you may read more here:
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  3. Vishnu Rao

    Vishnu Rao Occasional Visitor

    Dec 9, 2016
    I had the same problem. Use amtm to format your drive to ext4. It also allows you to install diversion, entware etc.