7611Re: Getting upslug to upgrade firmware
- Nov 1, 2008Dear Rob,
Thanks for the reply. As you have suggested, I pushed the slug into a
button reset. The power led toggles between red and green the moment I
When I simply run upslug2 to search the slug, it replies saying that
no slugs are currently available on the network.
I have a few queries related to this. Does the host PC have to be
maintained in a specific IP? If so, what.
How can I upgrade the slug, now that it seems to be totally dead.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Rod Whitby <rod@...> wrote:
> Santosh Sam Koshy wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > 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.
> Yes, the Linksys web UI upgrade option is flakey - that's why we only
> recommend using the hardware reset button upgrade mode and upslug2.
> > I downloaded a telnet utility to probe into redboot just after it
> > boots. This utlity gives me a redboot prompt and allows me to throw
> > the slug into an upgrade mode.
> OK, you could possibly have saved the trouble by using the hardware
> reset button method.
> > To upgrade thereafter, I am using the upslug2 tool from my host PC.
> > 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.
> Upslug2 does not require any specific extension. You give it an 8MB
> nslu2 firmware binary image file.
> -- Rod
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