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Re: Does anyone know how to root firmware version 2+?

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  • irvine_stock
    You can always connect up a serial port to the internal connector and get access. Then with a few previously mentioned commands get telnet turned back on and
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 16 11:15 AM
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      You can always connect up a serial port to the internal connector
      and get access. Then with a few previously mentioned commands get
      telnet turned back on and root access.
      But you have to open the box to solder in the connector.

      Rich
      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "st0yan" <st0yan@y...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi all,
      >
      > According to this doc (pg. 41 or something):
      > http://www.buffalotech.com/downloads/LT-Manual-LOW-RES.pdf
      > They started shipping a new version of LinkStation in early 2005
      with
      > a different hardware/firmware. I also noted some previous postings
      > here indicating pretty much the same thing.
      >
      > I assume they have disabled the telnet daemon by default for 2+
      > firmware and that it would probably not be possible to downgrade
      the
      > firmware since the hardware of the box is now different.
      >
      > Does anyone have an idea on how to root the 2+ firmware? It seems
      we
      > have well documented procedures for < 1.6 firmware and 1.6+
      firmware
      > if you already have the box hacked. But it sounds like they will
      not
      > work unless you can downgrade to a version that has the telnet
      daemon
      > enabled.
      >
      > I already have a 160GB box and love it, so I am buying another one
      but
      > need to know if I should go for the older firmware.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > st0yan@y...
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