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NAS326 problem booting

Posted by nastynas 
NAS326 problem booting
August 09, 2017 11:11PM
Hi Bodhi,

I'm back trying to get this to work on my NAS326. (Got busy for awhile!)

I didn't restore back to permanent OS, so my Zyxel firmware is still resetting to default on startup. I don't mind that for now because I'm determined to run OpenMediaVault on my device.

I keep trying your instructions to "Mount the drive on a Linux box. cd to top level directory and extract the rootfs. Assuming the USB drive is mounted at /media/sdb1" Mine is actually at /mount/ubuntu/rootfs1 But there is no "boot" folder so I can't "cp -a zImage-4.9.0-mvebu-tld-12 zImage". I tried to make that folder and then perform the cp, but it didn't work.

I also cant nano "/mount/ubuntu/rootfs1/etc/fstab"

Did I completely miss a step somewhere?

I also tried dd an image to my USB drive according to instructions here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/openmediavault/files/Other%20armhf%20images/

My Ubuntu box can see the contents of that dd image on the USB drive, but the NAS326 will not boot off of it. In fact, everytime I try to boot off the USB drive, it will look like it's starting up, then it will seize with all lights on, restart, then come back up with Zyxel firmware.

Thanks!



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/10/2017 12:40AM by bodhi.
Re: NAS326 problem booting
August 10, 2017 12:50AM
nastynas,

> I keep trying your instructions to "Mount the driv
> e on a Linux box. cd to top level directory and ex
> tract the rootfs. Assuming the USB drive is mounte
> d at /media/sdb1" Mine is actually at /mount/ubun
> tu/rootfs1 But there is no "boot" folder so I can
> 't "cp -a zImage-4.9.0-mvebu-tld-12 zImage". I tr
> ied to make that folder and then perform the cp, b
> ut it didn't work.

If the drive is mounted at /mount/ubuntu/rootfs1

Then
cd /mount/ubuntu/rootfs1
tar -xjf Debian-4.9.0-mvebu-tld-12-rootfs-bodhi.tar.bz2
The above asume that you know how to adjust the path to Debian-4.9.0-mvebu-tld-12-rootfs-bodhi.tar.bz2 to the location that you have downloaded this tarball.

And then
cd /mount/ubuntu/rootfs1/boot
cp -a zImage-4.9.0-mvebu-tld-12 zImage

... so on.

-bodhi
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