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1230Re: [LinkStation_General] turned my ls into a kurobrick

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  • Jose Quezada
    Feb 1, 2005
      tim, u can what i did: remove the hd and attach it to
      another computer, then use knoppix to access you hda1
      and fix your firmware.

      --- timid1200 <timid1200@...> wrote:

      > Hey guys,
      > I followed the diretions at
      > http://www.kurobox.com/online/tiki-index.php?page=
      > Turn+your+Linkstation+into+a+Kuro+Box,
      > including checking to make sure I had the 4MB LS
      > (mine is an LS120). I
      > was planning on making the box a gentoo box after
      > having a lot of
      > trouble with dependencies when trying to install new
      > software.
      > Got all the way to the last step, that is, logging
      > into the the kuro
      > and overwriting the firmware:
      > cat /mnt/share/firmimg.bin > /dev/fl1
      > When I telnetted in it even had a cool KURO motd and
      > all that. After
      > issuing this command, the box did blinkenlights for
      > a long time. A
      > very long time. After about 10 minutes, it went
      > dead, and the DIAG
      > light started blinking.
      > Now, when I power the box up, the power light blinks
      > a couple times,
      > the link light goes on, and then within 5 seconds of
      > powering up it
      > powers down and flashes the dreaded DIAG light.
      > What's more, it flashes 5 times, meaning a flash
      > fault.
      > Booting into EM mode doesn't seem to do much, as the
      > box doesn't seem
      > to respond to the IPSetup or firmware update tool.
      > I think I'm kuroscrewed here.
      > Thoughts? Condolences? ;)
      > Tim

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