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FreeNAS Recovering Extents

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StarMonkey

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Hi, hoping someone can help me recover my FreeNAS box.

I've tried to upgrade an earlier version of FreeNAS 8 to the latest 8.0.2 release and during the upgrade somethings been screwed up.

I've re-installed FreeNAS on a new USB key and imported my Volume but is there any way to recreate my iSCSI extents and keep the data on the volume?

The FreeNAS box had 2 extents, a 4tb and 2tb extent presented to a Windows 2008 virtual server via iSCSI.

Any ideas? Even a way to recover the config file from the old usb stick? I thought I had a backup of my config but it seems I don't :(
 

StarMonkey

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Well I've figured out what happened, I only had a 1GB USB stick when I tried to upgrade so the upgrade has failed and part installed over the previous FreeNAS. I can't seem to use the roll back option either on boot so that must have been corrupted.

Anyone have any ideas? Would prefer not to lose my data.
 

AndroidCat

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The FreeNAS config is in

/data/freenas-v1.db

which resides on your USB stick.
You can try to recover it from your original USB drive.
Later try to "upload config" to a fresh install or just replace the file and reboot.
 
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