I’ve just setup OSMC 2018.07-1 with LibreELEC on a Raspberry Pi 3b. I have it all working well except I can’t access OSMC from windows 10. I’ve done a lot of searching of the forums and I’ve enabled SMB v1 on windows, but I still can’t access OSMC.
I’ve tried \192.168.x.x\ and \osmc, but I always get an error that windows can’t access it. I know I have the IP correct as I can connect to OSMC through a web browser at the same IP. I’ve also tried browsing the network, but OSMC doesn’t show up while other network devices do. I confirmed the workgroup is set correctly on both the pc and the OSMC install.
It works fine the other way and I can access an SMB share on windows from OSMC just fine. I tried creating a smb-share.conf as well just in case, but I know OSMC is supposed to share some folders automatically. Ultimately I’d like to share a usb HDD attached to the pi, so I can add media to it from windows and not require the pc to be on to stream from.
I just got it going! I was looking for the SMB server in the app store, but I was in the wrong app store. It was the Kodi app store in the ‘program’ and ‘services’ addon section. I just found it in the AppStore for My OSMC and installed it. Thanks a lot!
Now does OSMC support ntfs read/write? I know it supports fat32, but I’d like to get a larger volume going with an attached usb hdd. It would be handy if I could unplug it and use it natively on windows. I hear an ext4 driver can be used with windows 10, but I don’t have any experience with that and I don’t know how well it works.