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Re: Firmware Downgrade?

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  • dv_hix
    ... to ... 2.x ... require ... much thanks for the comment, now I guess I decide if I realy want to crack the case on this thing. =O
    Message 1 of 3 , May 25, 2005
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      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "Me" <adrian@v...> wrote:
      > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "dv_hix" <dv_hix@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > I have the LS 120 Gig with firmware 2.x. Can this be downgraded
      to
      > > firmware 1.44 in order to use the root access telnet hack? I have
      > dl'd
      > > the older firmware files, but when I run the exe It says that no
      > > linkstation is found. My linkstation is up and running and
      > accessible
      > > via windows networking and browser.
      >
      > I don't think that will work. My understanding is that the version
      2.x
      > firmware indicates LS II which uses a MIPS processor rather than the
      > PPC in the original LS. There is a guide to hack this (
      > http://www.geishuettner.de/docs/Linkstation/ ), but this does
      require
      > you to open it up and connect the hard disk to a Linux PC. (I used a
      > live CD with Damn Small Linux (DSL) to do this). Good Luck ...

      much thanks for the comment, now I guess I decide if I realy want to
      crack the case on this thing. =O
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