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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:40 pm 
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Has anyone been able to install 750GB hard drives and get 3TB of total stoarge or is 2TB the max and there is no way around it?


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:29 am 
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There is no way to get more than 2Tb without a kernel upgrade. The 2.4 kernels that Buffalo supply have a limit of 2Tb on a single file system.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:11 pm 
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Hi,

Is there somewhere a how-to to install a 2.6 Kernel on the Terastation? I hava a Terastation (HD-HTGL) with 4 * 750 GB HDs (Seagate) and I can confirm that is indeed not working. I have Bios 2.17. If you span over all 4 Drives you get a negative size and end up with around 200 GB. Also one 750 GB Drive is shown with 528 GB max size instead of 750 GB.
I really like to install the kernel 2.6 but I dont know how. Do you have to have a separate drive (with EXT FS) ? Can I upgrade the kernel of my existing 2.17 Firmware / Installation ? Do I have to use another Linux Installation like debian ?

Thanks for your help


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:09 pm 
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I am not sure we have a working 2.6 kernel for this model of TeraStation? It is something I have been meaning to experiement with.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2008 3:58 pm 
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In hvkls.dyndns.org they say:
"New kernels for the Buffalo Linkstation HD-HLAN (LS1/PPC), Buffalo Linkstation HD-HGLAN (HG/PPC), Buffalo Linkstation HS-DGL (HS/PPC), KuroBox, KuroBox HG, and Terastation (HD-HTGL/PPC), are available for download from http://hvkls.dyndns.org/.

But I dont know how to do it. I would try, can I upgrade the kernel of my existing installation ?

Thanks


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:05 pm 
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2.6 kernels were successfully tested on a TS model.

i would expect the raid stuff to be the biggest problem....before doing anything i would think about installing a failsafe firmware so you can telnet into the box from within EM Mode.

more info:
http://terastation.wiki.homelinux.net/w ... l?MainPage

another drawback so far was that there is no uboot bootloader for the terastations.....linuxnotincluded has a HS currently...if he can revive it who knows what happens.

i am just not sure anymore how it was used....search this forums for this.

especially this section here:
viewforum.php?f=11

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 08, 2008 2:21 am 
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I ended up returning my 750GB drives for 500GB drives. Fry's had the 500GB drives on sale for $89 vs. the $199 paid for the 750GB drives....so, got cheep drives that work and doubled my TS space.


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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 10:39 pm 
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To all of you that pit 750's in there, did it work in raid 5?


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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 11:22 pm 
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It is known that if you put 750GB dives in the PPC based TeraStations then (using standard firmware at least) you can only use 500Gb from each drive in a RAID5 array. This was found out some time ago by users trying it.


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PostPosted: Sat May 17, 2008 2:12 am 
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Thanks for the reply, and answering a question that probably has been asked too many times.


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