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1234Re: [LinkStation_General] Re: turned my ls into a kurobrick

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  • Jose Quezada
    Feb 1, 2005
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      if by "Juan" you meant "Jose", Then I say, "whatever
      works for you". you can use knopple to fix your flash
      also. if you really meant "Juan", then forget what i
      said and hopefully "Juan" will reply.

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

      >
      > Hi Juan, and thanks for your reply.
      >
      > Unfortunately, things are not so cheery for me. My
      > hard drive is just
      > fine; I'm having problems with the flash (i.e.,
      > before my hard drive
      > even gets looked at, the system bonks out).
      >
      > Right now I'm considering building a flash
      > reader/programmer and
      > re-programming my flash using an image read off of a
      > friend's LS120.
      >
      > Tim
      >
      > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Jose
      > Quezada <syle@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > 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.
      > >
      > > jq
      > > --- timid1200 <timid1200@y...> 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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