de niro wrote:WD2002FAEX HDD is compatible with NV+
your 2nd drive seems to be in bad condition,you might need to do these things:
--remove bad disk 2
--power on your device
--hot add a brand new disk once system is up and data is verified
--wait resync job until it is finished
--hot add another one new disk
By default, Xraid mode with 2 disks is actually raid 1 mode,when you hot plug one more disk then it will change to raid 5 mode automatically.
SuperFlyBoy wrote:Can you update the firmware on an NV+ without a disk in place?
SuperFlyBoy wrote:Should I remove the failed disk, then update the firmware, as I think the backup will fail in any case, as this PST file appears to be the problem - I was just trying to copy it off the file server and it again locked up the NV+.
SuperFlyBoy wrote:Is it because Disk 2 is the one that is failing?
SuperFlyBoy wrote:Should I remove Disk 2 and try copying that particular PST file to see if a problem occurs?
SuperFlyBoy wrote:Any ideas on which disk is being accessed on the NV+ if they are redundant?
mdgm wrote:Yes, you should have put the replacement disk in the slot where the failed disk was.
mdgm wrote:You could try placing your additional 2TB disk in slot 2.
mdgm wrote:I said to add your extra disk, I think.
Actually what I would recommend you do is ensure you have a good backup, then remove the 2TB disk from the NAS, update to the latest firmware and then do a factory default (http://www.readynas.com/kb/faq/boot/how_do_i_use_the_boot_menu) with just your 2TB disks in the NAS.
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