Re: Does anyone know how to root firmware version 2+?
- 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.
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "st0yan" <st0yan@y...>
> Hi all,
> According to this doc (pg. 41 or something):
> They started shipping a new version of LinkStation in early 2005
> a different hardware/firmware. I also noted some previous postingsthe
> 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
> firmware since the hardware of the box is now different.we
> Does anyone have an idea on how to root the 2+ firmware? It seems
> have well documented procedures for < 1.6 firmware and 1.6+firmware
> if you already have the box hacked. But it sounds like they willnot
> work unless you can downgrade to a version that has the telnetdaemon
> I already have a 160GB box and love it, so I am buying another one
> need to know if I should go for the older firmware.