Author Topic: LS-QVL-em4f0 in Emergency Mode  (Read 5582 times)


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LS-QVL-em4f0 in Emergency Mode
« on: January 13, 2015, 11:16:51 pm »
When I open up NasNavigator2, I get
Emergency mode. Update the firmware or contact technical support. (2015/01/11 16:47:23)"

Trying to update firmware using LSUpdater FW 1.69, I get the message partition not found - aborting upgrade

In the LinkStation, I put a single 2TB hard drive (led status-green)

How do I format the disk and update the firmware (or Vice Versa)


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Re: LS-QVL-em4f0 in Emergency Mode
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2015, 01:15:09 pm »
You will have to format the disk with the LSUpdater. If you dont have your data backup i suggest getting a  company to do so. If you do then go to and you follow Newer Models part and set "noformatting" to 0 instead of 1
Units I own: TS-XL, TS-WXL, LS-WVL, TS-RXL,  TS5400, TS-RVHL,

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Re: LS-QVL-em4f0 in Emergency Mode
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2015, 09:05:41 am »
so I've tried the firmware updater and now my drive is flashing red 6 times.

not sure  how to get past this.