Author Topic: WS-WV4  (Read 471 times)


  • Calf
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« on: October 13, 2019, 11:07:30 am »
Few months ago I purchased a WS-WV4 nas from a friend of a friend that does IT for a large grocery chain. It was only $15 so I didn't put a lot of thought into it. Guess I should have since it appears they nuked both the drives. It boots thru all its checks then pops up with a "BOOT FAIL" after the hard drive check. It there somewhere I can download a recovery ISO for this thing or is a doorstop now?


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Re: WS-WV4
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2019, 04:04:38 pm »
I put together a guide for creating a recovery disk for these devices:

Buffalo will usually sell you one on an SD card as well if you contact them.

If you'd rather install a modern version of Linux rather than the stock firmware, I created an installer for them: