10 Feb 12 21:18
So the situation is as follows:
I have a linux based NAS drive (WD Sharespace). Recently i tried to update the Firmware through the built in updater which for some reason failed and broke the NAS. Customer support has been less than useful so far so i am hoping someone here might have some ideas.
The nas is up and running, the hard disks are fine and so is all my data, network connection is up and the os is running. I know this because the built-in twonky media server is up and running and i can still play my media on my tv/pc via this media server. I can also ping the ip address successfully.
The SSH (and telnet) server, the web interface and the NFS/portmapper services are all down. I cannot connect via windows networking, ssh or http to the nas config (although i can connect to the twonky config on port 9000). I have also tried "mount -t nfs 10.0.0.100:/Public /mnt/nas", ssh and wget from a linux live cd but i am getting no route to host and other similar errors. Ping works fine from linux as does wget on port 9000 (twonky).
Although i have all my important files safely backed up there are still files on the nas that i would rather not lose (too big for backup, would require a second nas and that just wasnt in my budget).
Some kind of hack via twonky to get ssh up and running?
Or some other commands from the linux live cd that i could try? never done much with linux desktop networking before so my knowledge is somewhat lacking in this area.
Some way to get the files i want off the nas (besides pulling the disks out, sticking them in my pc and rebuilding the raid). Then the disks can be formatted and with empty disks the nas would reset itself completely restoring the OS. As this would be very time-consuming its a last resort.
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