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Will it work with Freenas?

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rpatil
2010-02-16
2013-05-29
  • rpatil
    rpatil
    2010-02-16

    I am a very basic linux user and have a freenas server running. It has UPnP support, but my Sony W5100 says the server is not supported. I have heard good things about miniDLNA and Sony.

    Is it possible to install miniDLNA on Freenas and make it work? If yes, then I would really appreciate it if someone could list a step by step approach on doing it. Thanks!

    -rpatil

     
  • FreeNAS is based on FreeBSD and not Linux so its not so simple to use it.

    There are a few libraries that miniDLNA needs that I dont know if they are available on BSD, even if they are the code must be checked if there is any other code specific for Linux…

     
  • Justin Maggard
    Justin Maggard
    2010-06-29

    It should run on BSD, but you need to check out the osx_port branch from CVS.  Eventually this branch will get merged in with the main tree.