7525Re: [nslu2-general] NSLU2 IP 0,0,0,0
- Aug 5, 2008Hi Mike,
I was confusing Telnet in the NSLU with _Telnet into RedBoot!_
I'm going to start from the beginning again and maybe my pea brain will
get it correct!!
Mike (mwester) wrote:
> Michael Canavatchel wrote:
> > Going back to the Unslung readme, I realized that I had not "unslung"
> > the firmware onto my external hd. So I disconnected the hard drives,
> > telneted into redboot,
> You need to telnet into unslung, not the bootloader. The README details
> the sequence -- disconnect the disks, boot the device, use the web
> browser to enable telnet, then telnet into the device -- and you'll be
> prompted for the id and password, and be able to unsling to the hard
> > but when I did, I was not prompted for a user
> > name or password. I found that strange, but when I tried to connect the
> > EXT3 hard disk, I was immediately disconnected from my telnet
> session. I
> > telneted in several more times with the same result, connect the drive,
> > get disconnected. On my last telnet session I began to poke around and
> > everything I typed, except 'help' returned an error.
> > I thought maybe I needed to follow the readme and start over (No, I
> > didn't back up the original unslung flash.) so I re-flashed the slug
> > with Sercomm and Unslung 6.10 beta. I put the slug in upgrade mode with
> > the reset button and everything went perfectly, however when the slug
> > rebooted, I could no longer access it. I ran NetStat -an and I could
> > the slug at IP 0,0,0,0 listening with the port numbers following the ip
> > address.
> What commands *did* you run when you were telnetted into redboot? From
> redboot you have the ability to do some interesting sorts of damage to
> the data in the flash, so at this point, you probably can't trust any
> saved settings.
> I'm also unclear on where you ran netstat -- since you couldn't run
> netstat on the slug, I'm assuming you ran it on your desktop system --
> in which case netstat will show you information about your desktop
> system and not the slug. But in any case, a listening address of
> 0.0.0.0 is common, it just means "the host's IP, whatever it is".
> > I obviously can't telnet into the slug and the web interface no longer
> > works no matter what IP I enter. I can still get into upgrade mode with
> > the reset button but I have a feeling that re-flashing isn't going
> to do
> > anything unless I can specify a default IP address.
> Yes -- and it's easy to do so -- just flash the Linksys firmware, and
> follow the Linksys procedure to reset the device to factory defaults
> using the reset button (I don't recall what that is exactly, but
> basically you boot it up, wait until it beeps, then hold the reset
> button in while it's up and running for some period of time -- I think
> it beeps once or twice -- check the linksys docs, and then a restart
> should have the device appear at the default 192.168.1.77 address. From
> there you can fix up your network settings.
> > I've waded through the nslu2-linux.org site, wiki, FAQ and dozens of
> > pages on google but I can't find a solution. I do have hope because I
> > can still access the slug through upgrade mode.
> > I know there is a genius or two in the group here, can someone help me?
> > Thanks!
> > Mike C
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