I have a Drobo S Gen 2 (circa 2011) that was running firmware 2.1.2. I did a manual update to 2.1.5 using dashboard 2.6.4.
From the very first restart, the Drobo freezes during its boot cycle. It seems to go through most of the cycle normally, then freezes with the following blue lights on (from left to right): 3,7,8,9,10. Power light solid green. Unit does not mount; can’t be found by Dashboard.
Any clues for a fix?
Here’s what I’ve tried so far:
Disconnect from power and computer, wait 30 sec., restart.
Power down, eject drives, re-start. It restarted normally (for a drive-less unit) and Dashboard found it right away.
Soft reset from Dashboard (without drives)
Hard reset with paperclip in pinhole (without drives).
Let it sit turned on overnight.
None of the above has made any difference. Does anybody know where I can find a copy of firmware 2.1.2 so I can roll it back?
Here’s my setup:
HP Z400 workstation with Win 7-64
Drobo S Gen 2 (circa 2011)
5 Western Digital 1 TB drives