6465Upgrading to Unslung 6.8...
- Jun 17, 2007For the last year and a half I've been happily running my NSLU2 with
Unslung 5.5, a 160gb Maxtor hard disk, and Twonky Vision 2.9,
serving the need of my Philips sl300i streamium. Setting all of that
up took some doing (see my posts on media-servers.com (author =
jase_high)), but it has worked well ever since. However, my needsare
now changing (most notability I need 2 disks so the data is backed
up) and have decided to dip my toes once again into the world of
I have purchased a second Maxtor hard disk, a Kingston 4gb
DataTraveller USB2 key, and a Trust 4 port USB2 hub (HU-4440P), and
envision the following set-up.
- Clean installation of Unslung 6.8 to usb key on port 2
- USB Hub on port 1 servicing both Maxtor hard disks formatted as
- Scheduled backup between these two hard disks
- Townky Vision 4.3 to service my sl300i (still going strong)
If I can get this configured I'd really like to try the following:
- Ftp access to my NSLU2 (really need to be able to upload files
from the internet)
- Print server for my Epson Stylus Photo 915 (plugged into USB2 hub)
- Simple web site running on the NSLU2
So, the purpose of this post is two fold. Firstly, to see if any one
has any recommendations about how I go about setting the above up,
any pitfalls I should be aware of, pointers to any documentation
around that can help (any help very much appreciated). Secondly, to
document my experience, and hopefully come up with a guide to how I
set this up so others can do so as well (without the pain that I'm
about to go through I suspect).
A little more about my set-up... I have a Netgear DG384GT router
(from Sky broadband) which uses DynDNS to provide me with a
hostname. I also own a Linksys WVC200 wireless web cam, and I can
access both my NSLU2 and WV200 from the internet by running them on
different ports and using my router to port forward to the correct
ip address on my LAN. However, my work has decided to block all but
the standard ports so I need to find a way of accessing both of
these devices through port 80 (could I do this via a web site
running on my NSLU2?).
Right, I'm off now to back-up all of my data from my current unslung
hard disk to my new NTFS hard disk, and to do a lot of reading
With thanks, Jase.
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