Re: [LinkStation_General] Re: External USB disk for backup
- View SourceWell now I can't see the external USB drive at all?Nothing shows up in USB Details.I've tried connecting to both the USB interfaces on the Linkstation - no difference?Also tried powering the USB drive before and after starting the linkstation - no difference?Peter
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On 01/07/2005 at 17:34 chano22000 wrote:
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "Peter Cassidy"
> Will it need to be formatted before I can use it as a backup drive?
Yes, and through the LS admin interface (your drive will be formatted
EXT3 (Linux file system)).
As far as I remember, Buffalo drives are preformatted FAT32, which
only allows you to have them shared (as usbdisk1) and in read only
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- View Source--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "Peter Cassidy"
> I have a Linkstation 120 running 1.45 firmware. I have connectedto it a Buffalu USB 160GB drive to act as a backup device.
>can't scan the drive, format the drive or setup the drive as a backup
> If I look in the USB Details it shows the USB drive OK. However I
>on Buffalo linkstations?
> What am I doing wrong?
> Is it possible that Buffalo USB drives don't work as backup drives
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> Peter Cassidy
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I have the same problem with my Linkstation II,
ver. 2.05. The USB drive was working for two days afterwards
I could't connect to the USB disc anymore. I tried everything,
reflashed the firmware, used other USB drive, used different
startup procedures. I got different states:
1. I do not see the USB drive at all
2. I see the USB drive in the browser USB setup page, but I can't
access the drive, I can't format the drive
3. The DIAG red LED on the Linkstation flashes six times
periodically, I can't access the Linkstation at all
Did you solve your problem already?