USB Issues - Start again? How?

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TexasDave

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I am on 386.1_2....

I noticed that Diversion had stopped working a few days ago and just got round to looking into it today.

It appears something has gone bad with my USB. I can see it is not being mounted.

I am not worried abut losing anything on the USB so happy to blow it away and start again.

What I do not want to do is reflash Merlin and lose my settings.

How can I blow away my USB and the apps that I installed there and "start fresh" at least from an installed app point of view?

Code:
Apr  7 21:32:06 BWDPI: fun bitmap = 83
Apr  7 21:32:06 inadyn[2806]: Remove old cache file /var/cache/inadyn for all.dnsomatic.com
Apr  7 21:32:06 inadyn[2806]: Updating cache for all.dnsomatic.com
Apr  7 21:32:08 dnsmasq-dhcp[1499]: DHCPREQUEST(br0) 192.168.1.149 a0:c5:89:e8:91:2b
Apr  7 21:32:08 dnsmasq-dhcp[1499]: Ignoring domain idbs.co.uk for DHCP host name GFDLAP55
Apr  7 21:32:08 dnsmasq-dhcp[1499]: DHCPACK(br0) 192.168.1.149 a0:c5:89:e8:91:2b GFDLAP55
Apr  7 21:32:08 custom_script: Running /jffs/scripts/pre-mount (args: /dev/sda1 ext4)
Apr  7 21:32:08 amtm disk-check: Probing 'ext4' on device /dev/sda1
Apr  7 21:32:08 amtm disk-check: Running disk check v2.9, with command 'e2fsck -p' on /dev/sda1
Apr  7 21:32:08 amtm disk-check: Disk check done on /dev/sda1
Apr  7 21:32:08 hotplug: USB /dev/sda1(ext) failed to mount!
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): couldn't mount as ext3 due to feature incompatibilities
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): INFO: recovery required on readonly filesystem
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): write access unavailable, cannot proceed
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): couldn't mount as ext3 due to feature incompatibilities
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): couldn't mount as ext2 due to feature incompatibilities
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): INFO: recovery required on readonly filesystem
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): write access unavailable, cannot proceed
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: tfat: fail_safe is enabled
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: tfat: fail_safe is enabled
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: tfat: fail_safe is enabled
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: tntfs info (device sda1, pid 3318): ntfs_fill_super(): fail_safe is enabled.
Apr  7 21:32:08 hotplug: USB /dev/sda1(ext) failed to mount!
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): couldn't mount as ext3 due to feature incompatibilities
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): INFO: recovery required on readonly filesystem
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): write access unavailable, cannot proceed
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): couldn't mount as ext3 due to feature incompatibilities
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): couldn't mount as ext2 due to feature incompatibilities
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): INFO: recovery required on readonly filesystem
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: EXT4-fs (sda1): write access unavailable, cannot proceed
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: tfat: fail_safe is enabled
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: tfat: fail_safe is enabled
Apr  7 21:32:08 kernel: tfat: fail_safe is enabled



Thanks!
 

routerbattles

Occasional Visitor
I had this every few months with my USB sticks. I should have bit the bullet and got a small HDD or better usb but eventually just went the pihole route which is awesome.
There are lots of threads on usb config and types and which slot and which format etc but nothing 100% definitive hence the similar questions every so often. Happy to be corrected though.
 

TexasDave

Occasional Visitor
What is the best way to "blow away" the apps? As I cannot mount my USB, I cannot seem to use amtm to uninstall them? I would would like to get AMTM back to a clean state?
 
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TexasDave

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So this slooks like it is the way I will need to go?

http://www.snbforums.com/threads/amtm-step-by-step-install-guide-l-ld.56237/post-654310

The only thing I do not want to "lose" are my "client" names, Mac address mapping, icons, etc. Are there directions on backing those up and storing them? I assume they are in the jffs so will get blown away if I do the above?

Is this the best way to restore my custom_client name? Does it work for all clients includeding those that are offline?

https://www.snbforums.com/threads/network-map-client-names-backup.46413/
 
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