Damaged HDD

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unkleboab
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Damaged HDD

Post by unkleboab » Sun Oct 24, 2010 12:19 pm

The Lacie 500GB NAS I've been using for the past year died after an unfortunate power surge resulting from a colleague inserting the wrong power supply into the NAS :evil: . BAsically it received a 19V DC supply and this appears to have gone straight through the NAS board and blew a rectifier on the Samsung HD502IJ HDD controller. I have obtained an identical HDD and swapped the controller board over, but the Lacie cannot see the partitions. I'm assuming I need to tell the controller what they are somehow, preferably without touching the data on the platters as I do not have a backup of the last 2 weeks work.
The drive was left in an 'out of the box' setup with all the data being on the /Public drive.
Could anyone advise the standard settings for this HDD and how to put them back in?

Mijzelf
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Re: Damaged HDD

Post by Mijzelf » Sun Oct 24, 2010 2:05 pm

In case of the Networkspace the operating system is on the harddisk. So you can't just put in a new disk. You can find partition dumps of the NS here.

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