Akitio MyCloud Mini

This is a small cast aluminum cased single 2.5“ NAS device with eSATA port and 2 USB 2.0 ports. It was also marketed as the Silverstone DC01.

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This section deals with

  • How you install OpenWrt from a device freshly opened
  • The steps required such as reset to factory defaults if the device has already been configured

Note: Reset router to factory defaults if it has been previously configured.

  • Browse to http://192.168.1.1/Upgrade.asp
  • Upload .bin file to router
  • Wait for it to reboot
  • Telnet to 192.168.1.1 and set a root password, or browse to http://192.168.1.1 if LuCI is installed.

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  • Browse to http://192.168.1.1/cgi-bin/luci/mini/system/upgrade/ LuCI Upgrade URL
  • Upload image file for sysupgrade to LuCI
  • Wait for reboot

If you don't have a GUI (LuCI) available, you can alternatively upgrade via the command line. There are two command line methods for upgrading:

  • sysupgrade
  • mtd

Note: It is important that you put the firmware image into the ramdisk (/tmp) before you start flashing.

sysupgrade

  • Login as root via SSH on 192.168.1.1, then enter the following commands:
cd /tmp
wget http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/XXX/xxx.abc
sysupgrade /tmp/xxx.abc

mtd

If sysupgrade does not support this router, use mtd.

  • Login as root via SSH on 192.168.1.1, then enter the following commands:
cd /tmp
wget http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/trunk/XXX/xxx.abc
mtd write /tmp/xxx.abc linux && reboot

Basic configuration After flashing, proceed with this.
Set up your Internet connection, configure wireless, configure USB port, etc.

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The default network configuration is:

Interface Name Description Default configuration
br-lan EXAMPLE LAN & WiFi EXAMPLE 192.168.1.1/24
vlan0 (eth0.0) EXAMPLE LAN ports (1 to 4) EXAMPLE None
vlan1 (eth0.1) EXAMPLE WAN port EXAMPLE DHCP
wl0 EXAMPLE WiFi EXAMPLE Disabled

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Numbers 0-3 are Ports 1-4 as labeled on the unit, number 4 is the Internet (WAN) on the unit, 5 is the internal connection to the router itself. Don't be fooled: Port 1 on the unit is number 3 when configuring VLANs. vlan0 = eth0.0, vlan1 = eth0.1 and so on.

Port Switch port
Internet (WAN) EXAMPLE 4
LAN 1 EXAMPLE 3
LAN 2 EXAMPLE 2
LAN 3 EXAMPLE 1
LAN 4 EXAMPLE 0

hardware.button on howto use and configure the hardware button(s). Here, we merely name the buttons, so we can use them in the above Howto.

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The Akitio MyCloud Mini has the following buttons:

BUTTON Event
EXAMPLE Reset reset
EXAMPLE Secure Easy Setup ses
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General
Brand Akitio
Model MyCloud Mini
Versions
Device Type NAS
Availability Discontinued
Comments - general
OpenWrt Support
Supported Since Commit https://git.lede-project.org/?p=source.git;a=commit;h=012da658a4565b60d2cae8d888fcd487c8ecfac9
Supported Since Release 17.01.0
Supported Current Release 19.07.7
Unsupported
Hardware
Bootloader U-Boot
Target oxnas
System-On-Chip PLX NAS782x
CPU MHz 750
Flash MB 256NAND
RAM MB 256
Network
Ethernet 100M ports -
Ethernet Gbit ports 1
Switch -
Modem -
VLAN No
Comments - network ports
Wireless
WLAN 2.4GHz -
WLAN 5.0GHz -
WLAN Hardware -
Detachable Antennas -
Comments - WLAN
Interfaces
USB ports 2x 2.0
SATA ports 2
Serial Yes
JTAG Yes
Comments - USB & SATA ports 1 internal SATA and 1 external eSATA
Misc
LED count 1
Button count 1
Power supply 5 VDC, 2.0 A
Links
Forum Topic URL
WikiDevi URL https://wikidevi.wi-cat.ru/AKiTio_MyCloud_Mini
OEM device homepage URL https://www.akitio.com/network-storage/mycloud-mini
Firmware OEM Stock URL
Firmware OpenWrt Install URL
Firmware OpenWrt Upgrade URL http://downloads.openwrt.org/releases/19.07.7/targets/oxnas/ox820/openwrt-19.07.7-oxnas-ox820-akitio_mycloud-squashfs-sysupgrade.tar
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Front:
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Back:
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Backside label:
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The case is designed to be opened for installation of a 2.5” SATA device. Four phillips head screws are located at each corner of the bottom of the device. The top can the be lifted off.

Main PCB:
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port.serial general information about the serial port, serial port cable, etc.

The board has a populated 4-pin header near the Reset button labeled J7. Pin 1 is marked and closest to the reset button.

Pin
1 5V
2 TX
3 RX
4 GND

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Serial connection parameters
for Akitio MyCloud Mini
115200, 8N1

port.jtag general information about the JTAG port, JTAG cable, etc.

How to connect to the JTAG Port of this specific device:
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COPY HERE THE BOOTLOG WITH THE ORIGINAL FIRMWARE


COPY HERE THE BOOTLOG ONCE OPENWRT IS INSTALLED AND RUNNING


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