Can your help me restore original firmware?

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ptelleria
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by ptelleria » Wed Feb 19, 2014 2:59 pm

I'm no expert, but I think you shouldn't do step 5

seidler2547
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by seidler2547 » Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:07 pm

ptelleria wrote:I'm no expert, but I think you shouldn't do step 5
Should be correct to do step 5. Sure you have a HMNHD-CE?

Stefan

ptelleria
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by ptelleria » Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:47 pm

Yes indeed ! I posted how it worked for me, and I skipped that step (as far as I remember). I now have installed OMV and minidlna, and it works better than with the original stock

dscouvart
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by dscouvart » Wed Feb 19, 2014 5:43 pm

Yes it is a HMND2. So a CE

harbottle
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by harbottle » Sun Feb 23, 2014 6:51 pm

I DID IT.......

Not giving up as per my early post HERE, I managed to solder a "new" component into place out of an old unused Sky broadband router.

Plugged it all in and lo and behold all my earlier efforts at restoring must have been ok as the NAS became visible via DHCP in no time.

Only thing I would say is that the lights on the front were doing all sorts, all 4 were on at one point with 2 whites, a blue and a red ????

Anyway a factory reset and an update to 3.2.3.15290 and then a restore of our "configuration_xml.icfg" and we are back to where we were last November. Well all except what was on the drive of course.

It has only taken me 3 months to get this working again but all I can say is never give up.

BTW, I used the WIKI method including the first 32M

Thanks to all once again

dscouvart
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by dscouvart » Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:48 pm

harbottle wrote:I DID IT.......

Not giving up as per my early post HERE, I managed to solder a "new" component into place out of an old unused Sky broadband router.

Plugged it all in and lo and behold all my earlier efforts at restoring must have been ok as the NAS became visible via DHCP in no time.

Only thing I would say is that the lights on the front were doing all sorts, all 4 were on at one point with 2 whites, a blue and a red ????

Anyway a factory reset and an update to 3.2.3.15290 and then a restore of our "configuration_xml.icfg" and we are back to where we were last November. Well all except what was on the drive of course.

It has only taken me 3 months to get this working again but all I can say is never give up.

BTW, I used the WIKI method including the first 32M



Thanks to all once again


So as you I never give up...
I have now the web page but got the message "this device support API 1.2 and not API 1.4.

So I cannot configure or factory default it...

Any idea?

dscouvart
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by dscouvart » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:18 pm

Hi,

I have again access with the web interface. Did a fatory default and update to last version.
But now got 0 storage space and no directory structure....

Any idea please

dscouvart
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by dscouvart » Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:26 pm

Many thanks for this great post!

I finally manage to fully recover it!

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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by brunob69 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:38 am

Hello,

I'm a little french ... ;)

I read all the posts! :shock: :shock:

But I'm stuck on my HMNHD CE ... :(

I tried everything! but I always end up with the white LED and red LED after a few seconds after the boot ...

make it impossible to switch to the USB key (I repeat the key 10 times (windows, linux, ...)). IMPOSSIBLE ... :evil:

Boot: white LED sets. Then 1TB HDD access (some flash blue led), then the red LED lights with very low intensity, then it becomes very red ... Then nothing!

I think I'll throw this IOMEGA HOME MEDIA network hard drive cloud edition

you dont already arrived? :?:

harbottle
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by harbottle » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:04 pm

I have had to do this again today as the device failed again so I replaced the HD with a new Seagate HD of the same model number.

I first tried this with a 500GB Seagate and managed to make that work fine using the original wiki method.

I then tried to clone this with Clonezilla to the new 2TB HD, no luck (full clone and also the first 20GB partition.

Transferred in Linux the 1st-32M by the command
zcat Iomega-HMNHD-CE-1st-32M.img.gz | dd of=/dev/sdX bs=1M
Did the usual for the USB device, powered up with the reset button, all fine then after a few minutes I had the sudden shutdown.

I removed the USB device and the power lead, plugged it back in and let it reboot again, lo and behold it became visible on the network.

So it seems to me the sudden shutdown may not be the end of the world after all and just possibly the end of the transfer of files from the USB device, just my findings by the way, I am no expert.

BTW, I couldn't get the newroot.lzma to work at all so this again was the WIKI method.

Bongoman
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by Bongoman » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:06 am

brunob69 wrote:Hello,

I'm a little french ... ;)

I read all the posts! :shock: :shock:

But I'm stuck on my HMNHD CE ... :(

I tried everything! but I always end up with the white LED and red LED after a few seconds after the boot ...

make it impossible to switch to the USB key (I repeat the key 10 times (windows, linux, ...)). IMPOSSIBLE ... :evil:

Boot: white LED sets. Then 1TB HDD access (some flash blue led), then the red LED lights with very low intensity, then it becomes very red ... Then nothing!

I think I'll throw this IOMEGA HOME MEDIA network hard drive cloud edition

you dont already arrived? :?:

I have a same problem. No way to solve it .............. :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :(

mha
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by mha » Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:08 pm

Had the same problem. What I think makes the difference is wiping the disk entirely, i.e. remove GPT and MBR. This is how it worked (for me Ubuntu 13.10 in a Windows VMware player and a USB to SATA adapter). If you choose to install OMV do the same but prepare the USB stick as per http://stefanseidel.info/component/cont ... cle/9.html.

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Download Iomega-HMNHD-CE-1st-32M.img.gz fromhttp://downloads.iomega.nas-central.org/Users/seidler2547/HMNHD-CE/Iomega-HMNHD-CE-1st-32M.img.gz

root@ubuntu:~# lsscsi
[2:0:0:0]    cd/dvd  NECVMWar VMware SATA CD00 1.00  /dev/sr0 
[3:0:0:0]    cd/dvd  NECVMWar VMware SATA CD01 1.00  /dev/sr1 
[32:0:0:0]   disk    VMware,  VMware Virtual S 1.0   /dev/sda 
[33:0:0:0]   disk    ST320005 42AS                   /dev/sdb 
root@ubuntu:~# gdisk
GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 0.8.7

Type device filename, or press <Enter> to exit: /dev/sdb
Partition table scan:
  MBR: protective
  BSD: not present
  APM: not present
  GPT: present

Found valid GPT with protective MBR; using GPT.

Command (? for help): ?
b	back up GPT data to a file
c	change a partition's name
d	delete a partition
i	show detailed information on a partition
l	list known partition types
n	add a new partition
o	create a new empty GUID partition table (GPT)
p	print the partition table
q	quit without saving changes
r	recovery and transformation options (experts only)
s	sort partitions
t	change a partition's type code
v	verify disk
w	write table to disk and exit
x	extra functionality (experts only)
?	print this menu

Command (? for help): x

Expert command (? for help): ?
a	set attributes
c	change partition GUID
d	display the sector alignment value
e	relocate backup data structures to the end of the disk
g	change disk GUID
h	recompute CHS values in protective/hybrid MBR
i	show detailed information on a partition
l	set the sector alignment value
m	return to main menu
n	create a new protective MBR
o	print protective MBR data
p	print the partition table
q	quit without saving changes
r	recovery and transformation options (experts only)
s	resize partition table
t	transpose two partition table entries
u	Replicate partition table on new device
v	verify disk
w	write table to disk and exit
z	zap (destroy) GPT data structures and exit
?	print this menu

Expert command (? for help): z
About to wipe out GPT on /dev/sdb. Proceed? (Y/N): y
GPT data structures destroyed! You may now partition the disk using fdisk or
other utilities.
Blank out MBR? (Y/N): y 
root@ubuntu:~# cd /home
root@ubuntu:/home# cd mh/
root@ubuntu:/home/mh# cd Downloads/
root@ubuntu:/home/mh/Downloads# ls
Iomega-HMNHD-CE-1st-32M.img.gz  
root@ubuntu:/home/mh/Downloads# zcat Iomega-HMNHD-CE-1st-32M.img.gz | dd of=/dev/sdb bs=1M
0+1024 records in
0+1024 records out
33554432 bytes (34 MB) copied, 0.239515 s, 140 MB/s

Then proceed with normal recovery http://iomega.nas-central.org/wiki/Recovery_%28Home_Media_CE%29#Complete_Recovery

 Prerequisites

The Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition (HMNHDCE) boots entirely from harddisk. There is no flash-memory in the system at all. The first 32 MB of the harddisk store various system files that are needed for booting. You can find details here. The content of these first 32 MB has to be intact for the recovery procedure. You will need a PC and a USB-Stick with at least 512MB free space (the free space is needed when the recovery files are already on it, so a 512MB stick will NOT work, you'll need at least 1GB).
Preparing the USB-Stick

    Download the firmware archive: http://downloads.iomega.nas-central.org/Users/Mijzelf/HMNHD-CE/imager_3.1.14.995.tgz 

Linux

    If your USB-Stick is not formatted with FAT already, do it now (Warning: This will erase all data on it): 

mkfs -t vfat /dev/sdX1

(replace the X with the correct letter for your usb-stick)

    create mount point and mount stick 

mkdir -p /mnt/hmnhdce-recover && mount /dev/sdX1 /mnt/hmnhdce-recover

(replace the X with the correct letter for your usb-stick)

    create the Boot-ROM-Code (or download it from here) and put it on the stick: 

perl <<EOF > /mnt/hmnhdce-recover/bootrom.txt
      print "\x00" x 0x1a4;
      print "\x00\x5f\x01\x00";
      print "\x00\xdf\x00\x00";
      print "\x00\x80\x00\x00";
      print "\x00" x (0x1b0 -0x1a4 -12 );
      print "\x22\x80\x00\x00";
      print "\x22\x00\x00\x00";
      print "\x00\x80\x00\x00";
EOF

    create special directory on the stick, where images are picked up during recovery boot: 

mkdir -p /mnt/hmnhdce-recover/emctools/hmnhd_images

    copy the decrypted firmware archive to the stick: 

cp imager_3.1.14.995.tgz /mnt/hmnhdce-recover/emctools/hmnhd_images/

    create trigger file for full recovery: 

touch /mnt/hmnhdce-recover/emctools/hmnhd_images/reinstall

Windows

    Format the USB Stick as FAT (this will erase all data on it)
    Open the Explorer, go to the drive of the USB stick and recreate this file/directory structure: 

+--G:
   +--emctools
   |  +--hmnhd_images
   |     +--imager_3.1.14.995.tgz
   |     +--reinstall
   +--bootrom.txt

Recovery Boot

    Power off HMNHDCE by pulling the power cord.
    Put the prepared USB-Stick in.
    Press and hold Reset-Button while plugging in power cord (refer to [picture], use a needle or similar tool).
    Release the button when the activity LED of the USB-Stick starts to flicker.
    Wait until HMNHDCE powers down on its own.
    Pull the stick.
    Pull the power cord and reattach it to reboot.
    You should be able to reach the webinterface now.
    Optional: Do a factory reset.
    Give feedback in the forum. 
Good luck!

ionepig
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by ionepig » Tue May 06, 2014 3:04 pm

Anyone can guide me? I have followed the instructions to install the recovery with a new 2TB hdd from http://iomega.nas-central.org/wiki/Reco ... e_Media_CE.
Managed to get into the web interface and did a factory reset.
I have a problem when i reach the drive management interface.
It shows a 1.8TB size but 0 storage space. Did i miss a step somewhere to partition the hdd ?

serega23631
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by serega23631 » Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:57 am

Can I install the new drive 320GB and tell me how to do it and what to take from?

Mijzelf
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Re: Can your help me restore original firmware?

Post by Mijzelf » Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:29 am

It's here. You'll have to do the 'Complete recovery' part first.

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