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Re: Reinstalling to an out-of warranty NAS with blank drives
« Reply #75 on: April 30, 2021, 11:46:46 pm »
Maybe the GPT suggestion helped, or maybe I just needed to be more patient!

This time I partitioned with GPT.  I still created all 5 partitions (to match the old damaged drive).  I was still unable to use the web management UI to set-up the share drive on the NAS.  However, I was able to use the web management UI to "reset to factory defaults". 

When I reset the device back to factory defaults it spent over two days reformatting the harddrive.  This time I was able to monitor the progress through the web management UI.  According to the UI, It was writing 1s, then 0s then 1s again to the hard drive.  The LED on the front spent the whole two days blinking E22. 

Thanks for the suggestion!
Rik.

Start with partitionless disks with gpt.

My old german howto:
http://oxygen8.bplaced.net/E06.htm

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Re: Reinstalling to an out-of warranty NAS with blank drives
« Reply #76 on: May 03, 2021, 03:28:48 am »
Again
The normal way is to start with a unpartitioned disk in gpt mode.


This is not nessesary or recommendet:
" I still created all 5 partitions "