[nas-2000] Re: NAS-2000 & DUAL HDD NAS

  • From: philipp Wehrheim <flipstar@xxxxxxx>
  • To: nas-2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2007 21:53:14 +0200


Samuel BURG wrote:
> Hello !
> I'm new here.
> I've just bought a "DUAL HDD NAS" (35HD-DUAL-NAS), very similar to the
> "NAS-2000". SO I post here, as there is not any "DUAL HDD NAS" forom or
> mailling list.
> Out off the box the NAS does not have telnet/ssh enable.
> So I enable it, using my web browser as explain at http://haukap.net/
> Then I add a xml file in the box, so the telnet server can be easily
> enabel and disable in the web GUI :
> nas-1> mkdir /usr/webroot/nav/telnet
> nas-1> cd /usr/webroot/nav/telnet
> nas-1> echo '<item id="telnet" label="Telnet" description=""
> url="cgi/telnet/telnet.cgi" parent="network_service" order="20"/>' >
> telnet.xml
> I download the new firmware 2.3.3a :
> wget http://svp.co.uk/helpdeskbigfiles/CentriNAS_v2_3_3a.tar.gz
> and intall it on the box with the web GUI. Until now, no problem.
> But ..., this way of setting Tenlet server, is a bit irritating, as each
> time the NAS boot up, all tenlet webGUI stuff is lost, as the firmware
> on the flash memory does not have the telnet.xml file. So I uncompress
> the CentriNAS_v2_3_3a.tar.gz file, add the telnet.xml file where it
> suposed to be, recompress the file, and use the web GUI to re-update the
> firmware ... and .... argh ... nothing more ... the NAS is dead ! Not an
> hardware issue, but a software bug, my new firmware does not work ! The
> reset button don't do anything.
> It seems that there is an serial/RS-232 connection on the main bord of
> the NAS (see picture and comment at http://haukap.net/). The point is
> that I don't know a lot about RS-232 connection : how to connect to the
> box ? how to upload a working firmware using this connection ?
> I have allready search on the web, so I know that minicom is the
> software for that, it must be call with the -o flag, and that the
> com-port should be configure for 9600 8N1 connection.

Have you tried to access the bootloader with telnet???
See the README that comes with tinky -> the NAS-2000 firmware?

You can build your own serial cable see http://flipstar.net/myfaq
> And then ? what ? I'm lost !
> Maybe you can help me here as some of you work a lot on the NAS-2000
> firmware.
> Thank you very much for any help !
> NB: I work under Linux Fedora Core 6, x86_64. I also have a computer
> under Linux Fedora Core 4 x86. I have bought an USB->RS-232 cable on the
> web yesterday, and I will make an DB-9_to_NAS-BOX adapter in next days.
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