350n to workwith a 1 tearbyte WD My Book

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mich013, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. mich013

    mich013 Guest

    Howdy All,

    Any one gotten the 350n to work on a 1 tera byte drive im running the v 1.03.6 firmware the drive has a ntfs file system on it its sceene by any other machine I have here those being a vista biz and xp pro. also will the 2.0 firmware run on this device ive drebated building my own set to tweak it or should I stive wiht the 1.x firmware.

    Thanks in advanced

  2. ptrace

    ptrace LI Guru Member

    350n and WD MyBook 1TB - No go...

    I have the exact same problem with the 350n and WD 1TB MyBook. I called Linksys and the answer was they have problems with 1TB drives. This is a bogus answer since the 350n has the same problem when the drive is in 500GB RAID mode. I'm sure its a incompatibility/problem with the RAID function on the WD MyBook.

    I was running firmware 1.03.2. I upgraded to 1.03.6 which said it fixes problems with large hard drives, but this did not fix the problem. BTW... 1.03.6 bricked my router. I finally got it working by TFTPing the update. Do not bother with 1.03.6.

    I guess it's just more waiting on Linksys. :thumbdown:
  3. mebiuspower

    mebiuspower Network Guru Member

    IMO for something that huge you're better off putting it in a NAS box. The USB port on the router really is just designed for you to plug in memory sticks, etc. I can imagine the horrible speed penalty you're getting by plugging in a 1TB USB HD in there.
  4. ptrace

    ptrace LI Guru Member

    Well it's a little late for that now. I SPECIFICALLY purchased the WD MyBook version w/ the USB interface to connect to the router. If I had known earlier the lousy performance the Linksys storage-link provides, I would have bought the direct ethernet connect NAS version of the WD MyBook. At this point I can't return it.

    Nothing in the Linksys literature said anything like, "use only with small USB drives".
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice