Upgrading to Kuro is not the end of your problems. Its probably
just the beginning. I have converted my Kuro to a LS and my LS to a
Kuro. It does not always work first try. Don't know why sometimes.
Sometimes its pilot error. Sometimes it just needs to sit there for
a few days and sulk. :-)
If you do decide to change it follow the instuctions very
carefully. You are modifying the flash and a mistake can brick your
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com
, "Kevin Cramer"
> Well, I tried it again and it worked. I'm not sure what I did
> differently but I seem to have a brand new LinkStation again.
> I was playing around with the LS quite a bit before. Is it
> recommended to upgrade it to a KuroBox if you want to do such
> I've been using it as a small server. I had SSH and SlimServer
> well before it was messed up somehow.
> Is it difficult to completely replace the OS with the KuroBox OS or
> even Gentoo? I've seen some basics on how to do these but I wasn't
> sure how much work it is to keep using it as such.
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "Kevin Cramer"
> <kevin_cramer@y...> wrote:
> > I have a 250GB LinkStation. I had setup SlimServer and some
> > utlities on it and it was working great. I turned it off
> > it would not come back on. After a minute or more, the red diag
> > would flash 6 times. After reading some messages here I figured
> > the ppc_uart or the hard drive was messed up. I opened the LS
> > it into another computer. I deleted all the partitions using
> > via a Gentoo Live bootable CD.
> > I put it back together and tried to flash it with the 1.45_13
> > (which was firmware already on the LS). Everything seemed to
> > During the update the red diag light did flash but as I
> > it, it is supposed to do that. At the end it would say that the
> > firmware failed and the red diag light would keep flashing. I
> > turn off the LS and turn it back on. This didn't seem to get it
> > working though. When I turn it back on, it shows up in EM mode
> > can try the update proceure again but the same thing happens. I
> > it directly plugged in and I tried it without any firewall
> > the PC.
> > What should I do? For now, I just want to get it back to the
> > state. I'm guessing that some of the stuff I compiled on it
> > have messed up necessary libraries. I also wanted to update it
> > KuroBox but at this point I just wanted to get it working for
> > Any suggestions or advice?
> > Thanks!
> > Kevin