[clug-talk] arrrgggghhhh - IOMEGA NAS

Mark Carlson carlsonmark at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 10:19:08 PDT 2009


On 4/22/09, simon at mungewell.org <simon at mungewell.org> wrote:
> Excuse me whilst I vent.
>
>  So my USB/NETWORK drive magically 'chunks' large files into 4GByte chunks
>  when large files are transfered via the NAS interface, as the embedded
>  Linux firmware _only_ supports the VFAT filesystem on disk.
>
>  Which means that I can't access the 13GByte files I put on it last night
>  (via network) at work via the USB port....MAJOR FAIL!
>
>  quote from the support dialog:
>  --
>  simon wood: Does the NAS firmware cope with other filesystems (such as EXT2)?
>  [10:02:58 AM]
>  Christopher: No [10:02:31 AM]
>  Christopher: What is ext2..... [10:02:37 AM]
>  --
>
>  I guess they won't be getting any more of my money.
>  Simon.

Sorry to hear that.  Is your data lost?  Or just painfully accessable?

-Mark C.



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