[nas-2000] Re: NAS really dead, any ideas?

  • From: flipstar@xxxxxxx
  • To: nas-2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, nas-2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 10:30:40 +0200


Am Freitag, den 27.07.2007, 09:02 +0200 schrieb Julius Loman:
On Thursday 26 July 2007 21:52, s.janzon@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Hi,
> hi
> >
> > a few weeks ago i tried to flash my NAS to tinky-2_3_2_mu_02.
> >
> > Everything went fine until the question if I am sure that I want to
> > programm the Boot Code.
> how exactly did you perform the upgrade ? you don't have to program the boot 
> code ! there are several "partitions" on the flash and you need to program 
> only two of them.
> the other solution is to program the whole flash. (but with another file!) it 
> looks like you did the second solution with the files for the first solution.
> >
> > I entered y but nothing happened afterwards. About 2 minutes later my
> > telnet connection stopped. I waited about 30 minutes to be sure the
> > programming has finished (if it is still active in the background).
> > Then I switched off my NAS and tried to switch it on again. But
> > nothing happend.
> >
> > The HDD spins up but then there is no activity. No HDD "noise" and the
> > HDD LED is also dark. When i power on my NAS, wait a few minutes and
> > press the power button again it switches off immediatly. There is no
> > blinking NAS LED or something like that.
> >
> > It is also impossible to reach the NAS over network. arping the
> > during startup or the default IPs does not
> > work. The reset button has also no effect.
> >
> > I tried to remove the partitions on the NAS via USB (wich is still
> > working) but this is also useless.
> >
> > So I tried to connect a serial cable which I built from an old S25
> > RS232 data cable. If I power on my NAS with the cable connected to the
> > serial Port, I can see that the cursor in the terminalemulation starts
> > blinking faster than normal. So it seems that there is still some kind
> > of activity. I am not sure if my cable works, because I never tried it
> > on a working system.

You can order a serial cable that should work for _free_ from raidsonic...

> >
> > Anybody have some good ideas what I can try to reanimate my NAS?
> bring it back to your dealer and play a dumb user ("It just stopped working. 
> I 
> didn't do anything to it.") I don't think they will be investigating the 
> cause of failure.

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