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media (6) Versions 1.0.0

Installs/Configures media

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Media Chef Cookbook

This cookbook will setup the media devices on a server which will ideally act as a file/media server. Initially it will be used to mount external devices and add then as NFS shares.

Requirements

This cookbook requires devices to be preformatted to a file system. It will not format the devices. It will simply mount the specified devices for using as a file/media server.

For cookbook dependencies/requirements see metadata.rb.

Usage

For setting up the media devices

Prepare the node['media']['devices'] node attribute and use the media::default or media::mount_devices recipe. There is no need for specifying the file system types. It is automatically detected and used for mounting the devices. ```ruby

Prepare the media devices

node.set['media']['devices'] = { '/dev/sdb1' => '/mnt/videos', '/dev/sdc1' => '/mnt/movies' }

Include the recipe

include_recipe "media::default" ```

For setting up the NFS shares

By default the mounted devices mount points are used for setting up the NFS shares. It can be overridden by setting the node['media']['nfs']['shares'] node attribute. Then run the media::setup_nfs_shares recipe.

Attributes

  • node['media']['devices'] - The media devices to mount
  • node['media']['user'] - The user to be used for media mount points
  • node['media']['group'] - The group to be used for media mount points
  • node['media']['nfs']['shares'] - The NFS shares to setup
  • node['media']['nfs']['network'] - The NFS network address to share with
  • node['media']['nfs']['writable'] - The writeable property of NFS share
  • node['media']['nfs']['sync'] - The sync property of NFS share
  • node['media']['nfs']['options'] - The options to be used for the NFS share

Recipes

media::default

This is the default recipe. It just runs the media::mount_devices recipe.

media::mount_devices

This recipe mounts the specified media devices in the mount points given. See Usage for more details.

media::setup_nfs_shares

This recipe installs the requied packages for NFS server and sets up the nfs shares.

media::setup_minidlna

This recipe sets up the minidlna media server. Example for setting this up: ruby node.set['minidlna']['video_directories'] = [ '/media/storage/movies', '/media/storage/shows' ] node.set['minidlna']['friendly_name'] = "Kannan's minidlna" include_recipe "media::setup_minidlna"

Author

Author:: Kannan Manickam (me@arangamani.net)

Dependent cookbooks

minidlna >= 0.0.0
nfs >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

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