In QNAP NAS devices, firmware refers to the operating system which controls the NAS device. This is in contrast to applications software which runs on NAS device to do useful things. For example, a music media player would be applications software.
Firmware on QNAS devices
- How to install firmware via web administration page
- Manually Updating Firmware
- Firmware checksum
- QNAP firmware forums. There are subforums for various categories of QNAP devices which share the same Firmware. Look at the subforum corresponding to your device. New firmware is announced here, and problems with new firmware typically get reported here.