Question about LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini, 500 GB Hard Disk Drive with Gigabit Ethernet & USB 2.0 Interface, 7200 rpm... IDE Hard Drive

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Problem with Ethernet big disk (1to)

I cant acces to admin and the shares (data)...

Note on screen; /www/cgi-bin/public/sharelist: line 41: cannot create temp file for here document: No space left on device

Any idea without bring back the device to the store?!! Explain please each step if you can help.

Many thank!

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  • tcheloS Jan 14, 2009

    Same problem here. Could not find any workaround yet.


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If the web administration can not be accessed.
The button on the front of the drive can be pressed in a specific sequence.
Switch OFF the Ethernet Disk by holding the button until it begins flashing in a pattern. Release the button, and it will shut off shortly afterward.
Press and hold the power button. After a few seconds the light should begin to blink. Release the button.
Quickly after releasing the button (within ~3 seconds), the LED will blink, but at a different rhythm. Press and hold the button again.
The light will switch to a third rhythm. Release the button. It is now using the factory-installed firmware.
Regardless of the method used, all users and shares on the system are lost. The data is still on the drive, however. To restore the data, recreate the users and shares with their original names (through the Users, and Shares tabs, respectively.)

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

  • kennymacp Apr 30, 2009

    try using for me though I have a host of other problems withthe thing. their tech support is quite proactive though.


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