Re: Weird behavior after failed firmware update
Thanks for the suggestion, but I have tried it before, without success. I even tried this with
Windows in safe mode, and did not work. As I mentioned, I can see all the files in the
Linkstation, and I can access its web interface. But I cannot upgrade the firmware, as the
firmware software (or the IpSetup software, as well) does not find the Linkstation in the
network (eventhough I can ping it).
Anyway, I called Buffallo's support and they said a senior engineer was supposed to call
me this week. Let us see if I can get any answers.
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Phillip Ward <phillipward@m...> wrote:
> Hi Acacio
> The best way to update the firmware is to set the IP address of the
> network card (under TCP/IP settings to 188.8.131.52 and the
> Linkstation to 184.108.40.206 (which is its default)
> Otherwise half way through the update process the original IP address
> of the Linkstation gets lost and the network fails to find it again,
> thus the Linkstation reverts to address 220.127.116.11.
> Setting them to 198.162.11.xxx seems to get round this problem.
> Hope this helps
> On 10 Apr 2005, at 19:44, jacaciodebarros wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am having some weird behavior with my H120LAN Linkstation, and
> > perhaps someone can
> > shed some light.
> > My Linkstation runs with firmware 1.30, and I tried to update it to
> > firmware 1.45. I
> > downloaded the firmware update from a website in this group, and then
> > after I tried to
> > install it I lost all contact with my Linkstation. I rebooted it
> > several times and it did not
> > work, so I tried the red reset button in the back, and after that I
> > can access the files and
> > also the web interface, and the Linkstation is still running 1.30.
> > Now, here is what I am finding strange. If I run the IPSetup program
> > or if I try to run the
> > firmware update software, none of those programs find the Linkstation
> > in the network,
> > even though I can indeed access it and mount the disks remotely.
> > Any suggestions? Could I have done something wrong when updating the
> > firmware?
> > Thanks,
> > Acacio
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