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DiskStation Crashed during Volume Expansion


emerysteele
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I just added a new drive to my diskstation, bringing the total drive count to 4. And it shutdown due to overheating (forgot to plug the CPU fan back in :/) during the volume expansion process.

 

When I turned the DiskStation back on, all of the drives were showing as unused & there were no volumes listed. I tried using the steps at https://www.synology.com/en-us/knowledgebase/faq/579 to try & recover the data but I am unable to mount the drives.

 

Is there any way of recovering my data, or is it a lost cause?

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Hi

 

I'm not an expert in any way on Linux partitions, but it might be worth checking the mount information. I think that the XPE layout may be slightly different to 'real' DSM, so you need to change the command syntax to find and mount at the right points

 

Good luck

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Well still no luck mounting the drives. But thankfully, I am able to recover most of my data because the 4th drive that I added was a drive from my old Diskstation. Which was setup in a 2x 2TB configuration so that 1 drive contained all of my data (up until about 3 weeks ago). So I was able to recover my data (and file structure) using R-Studio with pretty much no issues. Sucks I lost 3 weeks worth of data... but any data is better than no data. :smile:

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