Author Topic: Cannot delete backup files from LS220D  (Read 194 times)


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Cannot delete backup files from LS220D
« on: April 16, 2020, 01:59:29 am »
Hi all,

I have setup a folder on my new LS220D as a backup destination for my Ubuntu box and I can use rsync to perform the backup. However, I have found that the files that have been copied end up being owned by root. As a result I cannot then delete these files. I have tried logging in via SMB & FTP as the user who owns the files and by admin and I still cannot delete them.

I did find an old, and unresolved thread, about the same issue. Is there anything I can do to delete these files other than deleting the share and starting all over again?

It is running the latest firmware: Version 1.70-0.01

« Last Edit: April 16, 2020, 04:22:37 am by amugofjava »


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Re: Cannot delete backup files from LS220D
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2020, 08:11:29 am »
Since you're a linux user here are some tools that might help:

To gain root shell access to help with your troubleshooting etc:

If you'd prefer to run Debian Linux rather than the stock firmware: