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How to read out my data from a Harddisk
« on: October 09, 2019, 04:26:24 pm »
Hi,
my Linkstation Pro Duo just died after Powerbreakdown at my house. So no i Need to recover my data untill i get a new one.
I did not use RAID, but had them as two separate disks.
I have googled, but im not getting any closer to how i might get the data on to my Windows PC. I tried the UFS Explorer, but somehow i cannot find my way around it.
Is there anybody out there which can help out here?

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Re: How to read out my data from a Harddisk
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2019, 04:44:02 pm »
The data will be stored on the last partition of the drive (or in a software raid volume spanning the last partition(s) if using raid) in an XFS filesystem.

Assuming the drive still works and the partition table is intact you can mount the XFS volume on a PC running Linux (such as from a livecd). 

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Re: How to read out my data from a Harddisk
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2019, 03:37:07 am »
Hi,
is there any Tools that i can use to mount the volume on a Windows 7 machine?
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Re: How to read out my data from a Harddisk
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2019, 06:05:47 am »
Does look like there is a commercial program worth trying, otherwise most suggest linux livecd/vm:
https://www.google.com/search?q=xfs+windows+7&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari

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Re: How to read out my data from a Harddisk
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2019, 12:31:37 am »
JBOD also uses a mdadm volume.
You have to start the software raid and then you can analyse the xfs filesystem

use a linux bootcd

search your nas harddrive with

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cat /proc/partitions
you need a disk with 6 partitions



a example with sdb:

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mkdir /mnt/daten;
mdadm --assemble --run /dev/md1 /dev/sdb6;
mount /dev/md1 /mnt/daten;
ls -l /mnt/daten


from

https://web.archive.org/web/20181010194824/http://forum.nas-hilfe.de/buffalo-technology-nas-anleitungen/blaues-blinken-raeparatur-einer-beschaedigten-linkstation-duo-ls-wvl-ls-wxl-t2014.html