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Creating File Structure On NAS Drive
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I gave my Raidsonic NAS enclosure to my local computer technician to replace the 1TB drive with a 2TB drive, and to copy the contents of the old drive to the 2TB drive.

He has emailed me as follows:

"The problem that I'm having is that although the drive formats it fails to create the necessary file structure, it seems to me that the utility is encountering some limits.

I have tried all sorts of tricks like formatting the drive outside the enclosure and trying to manually create the necessary folders but it did not work.
I have confirmed that the device has the very latest firmware installed on it and I even went as far as loading what they make available on their website just in case the version numbers were wrong.

Yes I will log a support call with Raidsonic to see what comes back.

By the way, when using the USB connection it works well but that obviously bypasses all the NAS features."
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