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Author Topic: Firmware still in beta?  (Read 1699 times)

tang

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Firmware still in beta?
« on: April 06, 2012, 12:42:41 AM »

Hi everybody

Here is my configuration:
- DNS345 with 2 HDD in RAID1
- Lastest firmware found here ftp://ftp.dlink.fr/DNS/DNS-345/Firmware/

When I switched on the NAS, the first thing I made was to check if the firmware was up to date.
The pre-installed version was 1.0b7... b for beta I think.
On DLink ftp, I only found 1.0b8. Why only available firmware is still in beta?
I bought this kind of device to make sure my data are well protected but beta firmwares makes me doubt about the reliability of this device.
I think this product is available for more than 6 months and there is still no final firmware... A DLink support really exists for the DNS-345 ??

Thank you for your answer ;-)
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JavaLawyer

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Re: Firmware still in beta?
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2012, 04:53:53 AM »

There is an official release (i.e. non-beta) labeled as v1.00, which was subsequently updated (as a beta) to address some outstanding issues. From my experience with D-Link's latest ShareCenter models, the beta version is required to support HDDs larger than 2TB. The DNS-345 is a new product (the U.S. release is still pending) and D-Link is actively updating the new firmware. I'm sure you'll see many new beta and official releases in the coming future.  ;)
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tang

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Re: Firmware still in beta?
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2012, 05:12:47 AM »

Thank you for your answer :D
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