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Re: [LinkStation_General] Re: Terrastation software similar to LinkStation?

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  • Air Dave
    Have you seen any wierdness with the .12 release? I get a bunch of duplicate file names when I try to make playlists in both the slimserver software and
    Message 1 of 18 , Oct 11, 2005
      Have you seen any wierdness with the .12 release? I
      get a bunch of duplicate file names when I try to make
      playlists in both the slimserver software and iTunes,
      but not file copies.... Strange

      It didn't do it from day one. Any thoughts?


      Dave

      --- itimpi50 <itimpi50@...> wrote:

      >
      > Fixed in a moment. One trouble with working from
      > Windows is
      > remebering that Samba is setting the 'x' bit on all
      > files - I might
      > need to change the default mask so that it does not.
      >
      > Always a problem as I cannot test this link from my
      > own system - I
      > cannot get the route back to my system from the
      > internet through my
      > firewall to work when I am already inside it!
      >
      > Dave
      >
      > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Air Dave
      >
      > <lordboots@y...> wrote:
      > > No dice, I get :
      > > The requested URL '/download/tera_112a_full.zip'
      > > resolves to a file which is marked executable but
      > is
      > > not a CGI file; retrieving it is forbidden.
      > >
      > > Lemme know when you get the chance to change it.
      > >
      > > D
      > >
      > > --- itimpi50 <itimpi50@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Not sure. I did change the download file at
      > one
      > > > point last night so
      > > > that could have been the problem. I think this
      > > > evening I will
      > > > change it to be a ZIP file which is more
      > appropriate
      > > > to Windows users
      > > > (which you need to be to run the Firmware
      > updater).
      > > >
      > > > Dave
      > > >
      > > > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Air
      > Dave
      > > > <lordboots@y...>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > > I tried to D/L the file, and it had a problem
      > with
      > > > the
      > > > > header of it..... It appeared corrupt, and I
      > > > never
      > > > > have problems with tar-gzip files... Any
      > ideas?
      > > > >
      > > > > Dave
      > > > >
      > > > > --- itimpi50 <itimpi50@y...> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > I now have modified firmware that gives the
      > > > > > TeraStation both telnet
      > > > > > and root access :)
      > > > > >
      > > > > > For more details look at
      > > > > >
      > http://homepage.ntlworld.com/itimpi/buffalo.htm
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com,
      > > > > > "itimpi50"
      > > > > > <itimpi50@y...> wrote:
      > > > > > > I am making progress. I now have a version
      > of
      > > > the
      > > > > > Terastation
      > > > > > > firmware that supports Telnet and I can
      > login
      > > > as
      > > > > > the guest user.
      > > > > > All
      > > > > > > that is now outstanding is to work out how
      > to
      > > > get
      > > > > > root access (or
      > > > > > > allow the guest to edit the /etc/passwd
      > file).
      > > > I
      > > > > > will probably do
      > > > > > > this by hacking one of the standard
      > scripts
      > > > > > supplied for
      > > > > > > administering the TeraStation to add a new
      > > > option!
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Dave
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In
      > LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com,
      > > > Air
      > > > > > Dave
      > > > > > > <lordboots@y...> wrote:
      > > > > > > > Well, I have to tell you that I'm in
      > your
      > > > > > corner,
      > > > > > > > rooting for you to accomplish it. I've
      > > > talked
      > > > > > to some
      > > > > > > > of the regional directors for Buffalo
      > about
      > > > just
      > > > > > > > supporting it, as the ReadyNAS from
      > infrant
      > > > > > supports
      > > > > > > > it now. I've also put in feature
      > requests
      > > > > > through
      > > > > > > > Buffalo support, but we all know how
      > support
      > > > > > > > departments work...
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > If you can hack it and put it together,
      > I
      > > > would
      > > > > > be
      > > > > > > > stoked to do the same to my
      > terrastation.
      > > > > > Also, the
      > > > > > > > ReadyNAS is now supporting USB Wi-Fi
      > > > dongles,
      > > > > > and if
      > > > > > > > you're in there messing with the
      > image....
      > > > :~)
      > > > > > It
      > > > > > > > would be pretty cool to let the
      > squeezebox
      > > > do a
      > > > > > direct
      > > > > > > > wireless to the terrastation for when
      > I've
      > > > got
      > > > > > it at
      > > > > > > > other locations.....
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Dave
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > --- itimpi50 <itimpi50@y...> wrote:
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > I think they are largely simlar as
      > they
      > > > are
      > > > > > both
      > > > > > > > > based on the PowerPC
      > > > > > > > > processor. There will be a number of
      > > > > > differences
      > > > > > > > > though as the
      > > > > > > > > TeraStation has 4 drives rather than 1
      > and
      > > > as
      > > > > > a
      > > > > > > > > result ahs software
      > > > > > > > > raidsupport built in.
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > I am currently in the process of
      > trying to
      > > > > > rebuild
      > > > > > > > > the firmware to give
      > > > > > > > > myself root access without having to
      > do
      > > > any
      > > > > > hardware
      > > > > > > > > hacking. I have
      > > > > > > > > unpacked the disk image and the basic
      > > > binary
      > > > > > set
      > > > > > > > > looks the same
      > > > > > > > > although there are a number of
      > differences
      > > > at
      > > > > > the
      > > > > > > > > detailed level. I
      > > > > > > > > have then made small changes, and
      > repacked
      > > > the
      > > > > > > > > firmware and
      > > > > > > > > successfully reflashed. It is a bit
      > of a
      > > > > > > > > time-consuming process as if
      > > > > > > > > you make a mistake and mess up the
      > > > firmware
      > > > > > refresh
      > > > > > > > > then when you bring
      > > > > > > > > the Terastation back up it goes
      > through
      > > > its
      > > > > > full
      > > > > > > > > disk check before you
      > > > > > > > > can do anything and that takes over 5
      > > > hours.
      > > > > > You
      > > > > > > > > cannot therefore
      > > > > > > > > turn around attempts very fast!
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > I will be posting messages when (if?)
      > I
      > > > > > finally get
      > > > > > > > > somewhere.
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > --- In
      > > > LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com,
      > > > > > > > > "lordboots"
      > > > > > > > > <lordboots@y...> wrote:
      > > > > > > > > > I have a terrastation, and I'm
      > curious
      > > > if
      > > > > > it's the
      > > > > > > > > same as the
      > > > > > > > > > LinkStation. The reason why I ask,
      > is
      > > > that
      > > > > > you
      > > > > > > > > can apparently install
      > > > > > > > > > Slim Devices Slim Server (mp3
      > streamer)
      > > > onto
      > > > > > the
      > > > > > > > > LinkStation:
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > http://fieldnetworks.com/slim/linkstation.html
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > I would love to run the slim server
      > on
      > > > my
      > > > > > > > > terrastation so that I don't
      > > > > > > > > > need a pc to manage my music, etc.
      >
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > Anybody out there help with one or
      > both
      > > > of
      > > > > > my
      > > > > > > > > questions?
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > Thanks,
      > > > > > > > > > Dave
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
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      > > > > >
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