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Re: [LinkStation_General] Cool info regarding Kuro

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  • James Ronald
    Well I did a preliminary test and the KuroBoxSetup program did not even see the linkstaion box :-( There is however a manual method for installing the
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 5, 2004
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      Well I did a preliminary test and the KuroBoxSetup program did not even
      see the linkstaion box :-( There is however a manual method for installing
      the software that was posted in the Kuro forums this morning which may
      prove useful.

      JR

      >For those not in the know (I just learned this) Kuro seems to be exactly
      the
      >same as the linkstation except only has one USB port and comes without
      >a hard drive.
      >
      >From what I understand you simply install a hard drive into the unit and
      run
      >the install program from Windows which does all the work of partitioning
      >formatting and loading Linux and the applications. Another cool thing is
      that
      >it already has telnet enabled, the default root password has been set to
      kuro
      >and there is some additional software.
      >
      >I already fixed the root password on my linkstation but it would be
      interesting
      >for someone who has not to try the kuro password on a linkstation where
      >the root password has not been modified, just for grins, and let us know.
      >
      >Another cool thing is that the kuro software should work on the
      linkstation.
      >Although, they are careful not to really say that it will as the kuro and
      >linkstation are different products and they do not want to ruffle any
      feathers.
      >
      >I may just pop a different drive in my linkstation and give it a try for
      tomorrow
      >nights entertainment.
      >
      >Info regarding the kuro box in English can be found at
      >http://www.revogear.com
      >
      >Later,
      >JR
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