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Re: Installation CD for Linkstation

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  • rmjbailey2001
    I just tried this, putting in a hard drive with no partitions and the updater didn t work. It may be my LS hardware is bad though. I m restoring my LS backup
    Message 1 of 14 , Jul 16, 2005
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      I just tried this, putting in a hard drive with no partitions and the
      updater didn't work. It may be my LS hardware is bad though. I'm
      restoring my LS backup and I'll see if that works.

      - rmjb

      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "James Ronald"
      <jronald@c...> wrote:
      > I'm pretty sure that I have put a different hard drive with all
      partitions
      > removed in one of my LS1s and ran the HD-HLAN FWUPdate.exe and it
      worked
      > just fine. It created the partitions, installed the software and
      such. I
      > may have had to hold the red button in for >30 sec while powering it
      on, I
      > don't remember as it's been a while. Has someone found otherwise?
      >
      > JR
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "balimbabullabe" <balimbabullabe@y...>
      > To: <LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 6:56 AM
      > Subject: [LinkStation_General] Re: Installation CD for Linkstation
      >
      >
      > >
      > > I don't want to sound arrogant but there is no "one-click solution" to
      > > the question you asked. There is a well documented way you can find on
      > > the wiki but this demands a little bit of computer knowledge and
      > > willingness to learn. What you search for is perhaps something only
      > > Buffalo can build into the Linkstation.
      > >
      > > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "lehkui_ong"
      > > <lehkui_ong@y...> wrote:
      > >> That page does the desired request, *provided* one knows what
      "dd" is,
      > >> but that assumption is not exactly valid at all. There are LS users
      > >> (eg., me) who will ask "How to get into LS using shell/telnet,
      etc???"
      > >>
      > >> In other words, it does not meet what the original email asked.
      That's
      > >> OK, as long as the path towards that goal is clear for user
      unfamiliar
      > >> with that sort of tinkling with the LS.
      > >>
      > >> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "balimbabullabe"
      > >> <balimbabullabe@y...> wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> > a 5 second job:
      > >> > http://linkstationwiki.org/Articles/GeneralBackup
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "lehkui_ong"
      > >> > <lehkui_ong@y...> wrote:
      > >> > > Great. Can you point me to this info with link? I have searched
      > > but to
      > >> > > no avail (wiki has no hit with linkstation).
      > >> > > Thanks.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > I don't believe Buffalo is concerned about this problem. If
      your
      > >> > > > Linkstation's drive crashes and needs to be replaced after
      > > warranty
      > >> > > > ran out the easiest way would be to connect the new drive to a
      > >> > > > "normal" pc, create hda1, hda2=swap and hda3 and untar
      what's in
      > >> > > > image.dat (this one is inside any firmware image).
      > >> > > > Or if you want to be safe you can now create a backup as
      > >> described in
      > >> > > > the linkstationwiki and use that one later.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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