7608Re: [nslu2-general] Getting upslug to upgrade firmware
- Oct 30, 2008Santosh Sam Koshy wrote:
> Dear All,Yes, the Linksys web UI upgrade option is flakey - that's why we only
> On web upgrade of my slug with a firmware that I downloaded from the
> linksys site, the system crashed and thereafter, I have been unable to
> detect it from the linksys software as well as from the web access.
recommend using the hardware reset button upgrade mode and upslug2.
> I downloaded a telnet utility to probe into redboot just after itOK, you could possibly have saved the trouble by using the hardware
> boots. This utlity gives me a redboot prompt and allows me to throw
> the slug into an upgrade mode.
reset button method.
> To upgrade thereafter, I am using the upslug2 tool from my host PC.Upslug2 does not require any specific extension. You give it an 8MB
> The problem that I face is that the upslug program returns a bad
> signature error. This has caused me incapable of upgrading the
> firmware. The firmware ends with a .bin extension. and upslug uses a
> .img extension.
nslu2 firmware binary image file.
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