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Ozzie

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Format HDD's slow
« on: December 16, 2009, 10:13:24 am »
   

Hello,

 

I started the disc reformat in the admin console. The first disc took about 28 hrs at 34MB/s. The second disc isnt quite half finsihed and it has been about 24 hrs at 26MB/s.

 

The NasNavigator shows a red triangle with an exclamation point on the nas symbol and says unformatted.

 

Is this about right?

 

Can I shut down the nas or do I have to let it run its course?

 

I wanted to change the RAID configuration but started format by accident.

 

Thanks,

Ozzie

 

Linkstation Quad LS-Q4.0TL/R5  

Firmware 1.05

NasNavigator2 v2.15

Windows XP pro  service pack 3

D-Link 1000g router


PCPiranha

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Re: Format HDD's slow
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2009, 03:03:35 am »

Are you sure that you didn't do a disk erase?  I wouldn't interrupt it as long as it's still progressing.


Ozzie

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Re: Format HDD's slow
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2009, 06:28:38 pm »
   

Maybe I did select disk erase, it was so long ago. It is still going. It is on the 4th disc now at 29%. It will probably be done by Sunday.

 

Is it normal to take 4 to 5 days to erase 4x1t discs?


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Re: Format HDD's slow
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2009, 04:11:38 am »

Yes, thats about right for a disk erase.  The format is much shorter..