Syncthing

Anyone have any luck installing Syncthing on a GL-inet device? I have a Brume which I would like to run Syncthing on, but it’s not in the package list from gl-inet, maybe because firmware 3.104 is based on OpenWRT 19.07.0-rc1, and Syncthing wasn’t added to OpenWRT until after rc1??

I’m not sure what is the best way to proceed if I want to build it myself.

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Wondering if I can just download & install from https://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/packages/aarch64_cortex-a53/packages/syncthing_1.9.0-2_aarch64_cortex-a53.ipk

Edit: I did indeed download this package and install it manually and it’s working great. It synced about 100GB of data to microSD in a small cluster overnight, maintaining a load avg of between 7 and 10 with occasional spikes higher when lots of small files were being synced. Total RAM usage for that much data in a cluster of 4 devices is about 375MB.

If you’re not using a Brume, note that you’ll likely need to download a different version of this package, assuming there is one which works for whatever device you’ve got.

Thanks for sharing. This is very useful.

Still haven’t had a single problem with this setup so far. It’s a bit slow but that’s because I’m syncing to a microSD. And since Syncthing is really all about background sync anyway, the speed isn’t something which I even notice in day to day use.

Ha, I spoke too soon - firmware update to 3.105 made this package disappear and I had to reinstall it.

hello …any news on your syncthing set up ? been trying to install syncthing on my AXT 1800 but hitting road block every step of my way ;(

if you have done it or any insight pls kindly share :wink:

I haven’t run Syncthing on a GL-inet device in a while, but am planning to try it again soon… no promises on when, but if I get it running again I will post here

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no rush ! pls do share your insight ! i have run out of option on axt 1800 ;( i m just plug in my usb ssd to my Pi and connected to my axt1800, to sync my works …ha