How to fix drive locking (not recognised) on Synology


How to fix drive locking (not recognised) on Synology


 


WARNING: Follow these steps at your own risk.


 


Step 1


Enable SSH on the Synology and log in with your admin account, then type:

sudo -i


and type in your password.


 


Step 2


Navigate to the folder where the drive list is stored.

cd /var/lib/disk-compatibility


 


Step 3


edit *_host.db and *_host.db.new and add your drive. In our case we had to add this line to the DB rs2821rp+_host.db and rs2821rp+_host.db.new

{"model":"WD102KRYZ","firmware":"01.01H01","rec_intvl”:[1]},

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