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September 12, 2005, at 12:27 AM by Doughboy --
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WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal hard drive, and (hopefully) restore the DS-101 to a working state. It *does* depend on some libraries in /lib, so if you've messed around too much there, it won't work. The solution then is to take out the hdd and remove the partitions on some other PC.

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WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal hard drive, and (hopefully) restore the DS-101 to a working state. It *does* depend on some libraries in /lib, so if you've messed around too much there, it won't work. The solution then is to take out the hdd and remove the partitions on some other PC. Formatting the drive in Windows or OSX for example is an easy way to "reset" the drive so it will format again in a DS101.

September 11, 2005, at 02:33 PM by repvik --
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Alternative 1: !!!

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Alternative 1:

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Alternative 2: !!!

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Alternative 2:

September 11, 2005, at 02:31 PM by mma --
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  1. "reboot"
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  1. "reboot"
  2. access the syno web-gui and initialize a reformat of the drive
September 11, 2005, at 01:44 PM by repvik --
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Alternative 1: !!!

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Alternative 2: !!!

(If you still have telnet access)

  1. fdisk /dev/hda
  2. Press "d" for "delete", then "1"
  3. Repeat the above step for partitions 1 through 4
  4. Press "w" to write
  5. "reboot"
August 28, 2005, at 03:23 AM by repvik --
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WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal hard drive, and (hopefully) restore the DS-101 to a working state.

to:

WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal hard drive, and (hopefully) restore the DS-101 to a working state. It *does* depend on some libraries in /lib, so if you've messed around too much there, it won't work. The solution then is to take out the hdd and remove the partitions on some other PC.

August 25, 2005, at 05:39 PM by tman --
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Re-initializing the internal harddrive

WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal harddrive, and (hopefully) restore the DS-101 to a working state.

  1. Press and hold the reset-button until you hear a long beep
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Re-initializing the internal hard drive

WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal hard drive, and (hopefully) restore the DS-101 to a working state.

  1. Press and hold the reset button until you hear a long beep then release.
August 25, 2005, at 05:37 PM by tman --
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WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal harddrive, and (hopefully) restore the ds101 to a working state.

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WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal harddrive, and (hopefully) restore the DS-101 to a working state.

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  1. Wait until the blue led stops blinking
  2. Voilá!
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  1. Wait until the blue LED stops blinking.
  2. Voilá!
August 25, 2005, at 03:24 PM by repvik --
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Re-initializing the internal harddrive

WARNING: This will wipe out *everything* on the internal harddrive, and (hopefully) restore the ds101 to a working state.

  1. Press and hold the reset-button until you hear a long beep
  2. Press and hold the reset button immediately after releasing it. Wait until you hear three beeps.
  3. Wait until the blue led stops blinking
  4. Voilá!
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Based on work by repvik, mma, and tman.
Originally by repvik.
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