Re: Replacing (upgrading) the hard drive.
- --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "meister_tommac"
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "chan_dom_au"
> <chan_dom_au@> wrote:
> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "Vladimir Ferdman"
> > <vferdman@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello. I looked around the archives and only saw one reference to
> > > this. Hard to believe no one tried this. I believe it's been
> > > Has anyone successfully upgraded the hard drive to a larger capacityto the
> > > one? If so, what are the steps? Do you just ghost (or otherwise
> > > image) the old drive onto the new one and stretch the partition
> > > full size of the new drive? I am running seriousely low on capacitydrive in
> > > of my 120GB Linkstation and and thinking of swapping a 500gb
> > > there. Wonder what's involved. Can I do it on my PC bysticking the
> > > two drives into the EDE slots and imaging old one to new one, thendreaming? Is
> > > putting the new one in and having it just boot up? Am I
> > > it too good to be true?http://www.linkstationwiki.net/index.php/Upgrade_%28or_replace%29_the_existing_LinkStation_hard_drive
> > >
> > > Please help!
> > >
> > > --
> > > Vladimir
> > Have you tried this link, should have all you need.
> > >
> ...or this one, if you have a Linkstation Pro
>I have try with linux few times but had lot of problems, so i
> I imaged my 250 GB LS Pro to a 500 GB harddrive via ghost, but always
> ran into some boot up problems. Repartition via "GParted-Linux-CD" is
> a good thing and can also fix some problems on your disk.
> At the end I only imaged "sda1" (bootpartition) and created the other
> partitions via fdisk
> At the moment my LS is working fine.
partition new drive under Windows then make an image of first
partition of LS drive then i just restore it on new one, and copy half
of my movies under Winxp then I put new drive in LS and it worked !
The best and fastest way to put new drive in LS !!!