[S922X-H] Bee-link GS-King X

Don’t know which OS you can install on your GS-King, but I know that on Android you need root access to do that.
If you can install a Linux distribution then it’s done with SSH commands; possibly also with CoreElec as @vpeter suggests. He can walk you through necessary steps…

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Yes please, I have root and the android terminal app so I can try that, thanks

We can try, what’s the steps, thanks

Thanks guys I did;

SSH into coreelec, use ntfslabel to change name as is was an NTFS drive.

Thanks for your input and suggestions couldn’t have done it without it.

Still want to know how to connect it to PC but I will endeavor and try and find out.

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If your just looking to transfee files on the hdd to and from your pc, try Filezilla on windows. Type in CE’s ip address and login with ‘root’ and password is ‘coreelec’ then access the ‘media’ folder and your hdd is in there.

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Thanks, although that is too slow for copying plus want an offline straight connection. It should be possible as it has an otg connection but my USB male to male does nothing when I try.

Which GPIO pin is the fan controlled from ?

I am interested in adding it to the mainline kernel If I can. As fan running 24x7 is not good and I feel the fan is audible in a quiet room.

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I will test on mainline kernel.

I have CoreELEC installed on GS King X. It works well, on the other hand, I cannot write data remotely on the HDD hard disk that I inserted in the box. I can only read the data.
I have this error message: this disk is write-protected.

Should I format the disk from the Beelink and transfer the data afterwards?

Your HDD should be listed in the samba shares.

Like this example with a USB memory:

CoreELEC:~ # smbclient -U coreelec -L localhost
Enter WORKGROUP\coreelec's password:

        Sharename       Type      Comment
        ---------       ----      -------
        Update          Disk
        Videos          Disk
        Music           Disk
        TV Shows        Disk
        Recordings      Disk
        Downloads       Disk
        Pictures        Disk
        Emulators       Disk
        Configfiles     Disk
        Userdata        Disk
        Screenshots     Disk
        Logfiles        Disk
        Backup          Disk
        Picons          Disk
        Addons          Disk
        sda-usb-General_UDisk-0: Disk
        IPC$            IPC       IPC Service (CoreELEC)
SMB1 disabled -- no workgroup available

So the USB memory is the folder sda-usb-General_UDisk-0:
Maybe your HDD do not have any partition on it?

Run in a SSH connection dmesg | paste and the command above smbclient -U coreelec -L localhost with the password coreelec and post your results.

It shows up in the file manager of Kodi:

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If this disk was unplugged from windows PC then possible it should be correctly shutdown first.

Yes it appears in Kodi.

I can read the data on it from other devices.

However, I can’t write on it.

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Reboot and try to write some file. Then run this 2 commands and post url you get.

dmesg | paste
journalctl -l | paste

I get these 2 URLs:

The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0).
Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount.
Falling back to read-only mount because the NTFS partition is in an
unsafe state. Please resume and shutdown Windows fully (no hibernation
or fast restarting.)

I think you need to put disk back to Windows and check disk there. After that it will work.
But if you will use this disk only on GS-King X then it would be better to format it to EXT4.

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I finally formatted in EXT4. It works well.
Thank you.

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My Beelink GS-King X serves as a network drive via CoreElec and shares Samba.

I then play my films on another TV from a Shield TV Pro with Kodi

I have a problem at times with large 4K HDR files. When I start playback, it cuts out after a few minutes. I have to restart the film, which cuts out again after a few minutes. Then, after a few times, the film is finally launched. It can also bug if I move quickly through certain passages.

I am on Gigabit fiber.

Could the problem come from the Beelink GS King X which would not be able to support files that are too heavy? Could the problem come from Kodi on the Shield? Is there a setting in CoreElec or Kodi that could be adjusted?

Or do I simply need a real NAS for large 4K HDR, DV, etc. files?

Disable spindown of the HDD in CE settings?

It must not come from that because parking mode is disabled