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Recovery of data off a Netgear Ready Nas NV+ SPARC edition

Ran into an issue where the NIC got fried on my Readynas , I had backups of most of the data through USB but some data (expendable) was not backed up.
However I still wanted to recover this data and found this post:

This actually worked with a few changes:

First remove your drives from the ready nas 1 by 1, and mark on each one the number it is starting from left to right ( 1,2,3,4)
Now place them in a PC and this is probably important , put them on each sata port in order, in my case my ports are 0,1,2,3.

Download ubuntu 1604 LTS desktop IS for ease of use
Down load Rufus to convert the ISO to a bootable USB

make sure you computer has internet access

boot the linux USB , choose try Ubuntu

once booted to the desktop open up a terminal
run the following:
sudo su
gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

This will open up the graphical txt editor, Add the following line to the end of the file

deb precise m…