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Re: New Linkstation 160 GB and Slimserver

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  • Doug LaRue
    ... I think the issue was/is with the new models being MIPS based and not PowerPC based. v1.xx firmware means PPC, while v2.xx means MIPS. FWIW, I just
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 12, 2005
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      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "manuel_rathmann"
      <manuel_rathmann@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > after my harddrive just went up in smoke most probaply because I left
      > my computer running for too long due to my Squeezebox I am thinking of
      > buying a Linkstation to get around this issue.
      >
      > I have seen several posts that it is possible to get the slimserver
      > software running on a Linkstation. I just wanted to double check that
      > this is also possible with the latest Linkstations as I am just about
      > to buy one. I seem to remember having read somewhere that the new
      > firmware does not allow this anymore...
      >
      > Anyone any idea?
      >
      > Thanks for your help,
      > Manuel

      I think the issue was/is with the new models being MIPS based and not
      PowerPC based. v1.xx firmware means PPC, while v2.xx means MIPS. FWIW,
      I just received a 160GB LS from Buy.com and it has v1.44 firmware.
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