[GLLUG] Web read access to files stored on a USB drive
chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
Sun Jun 7 14:32:44 UTC 2015
I am trying to provide web read access to a large USB external drive connected
to my laptop via apache2 on debian jessie.
The drive now appears as /media/username/drive_id/directory/ and all the
relevant files are world readable.
I have been able to symlink to the drive from /var/www/ on all versions up to
debian wheezy, and I am still able to use apache2 running on wheezy on the
On jessie, symlinks to internal drives and directories work, but not to the
Enabling access to the /directory/ in /etc/apache2/apache2.conf does not work.
Connecting the USB drive followed by apache2 reload does not work.
I have not found any documentation related to the change.
Any suggestions welcome, thanks in advance.
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