7612Re: Getting upslug to upgrade firmware
- Nov 1, 2008Hi, if you did a reset I think your slug now is on default IP,
default is 192.168.1.77.
So, the puter where you have the upslug tool its best if it have
somthing on 192.168.1.* for example 192.168.1.50-.
Hope this helps.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Santosh Sam Koshy"
> Dear Rob,
> Thanks for the reply. As you have suggested, I pushed the slug into
> button reset. The power led toggles between red and green themoment I
> do it.from the
> 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.
> Kindly respond
> --- In email@example.com, Rod Whitby <rod@> wrote:
> > Santosh Sam Koshy wrote:
> > > Dear All,
> > >
> > > On web upgrade of my slug with a firmware that I downloaded
> > > linksys site, the system crashed and thereafter, I have beenunable to
> > > detect it from the linksys software as well as from the webaccess.
> > Yes, the Linksys web UI upgrade option is flakey - that's why we
> > recommend using the hardware reset button upgrade mode andupslug2.
> > > I downloaded a telnet utility to probe into redboot just after
> > > boots. This utlity gives me a redboot prompt and allows me tothrow
> > > the slug into an upgrade mode.hardware
> > OK, you could possibly have saved the trouble by using the
> > reset button method.PC.
> > > To upgrade thereafter, I am using the upslug2 tool from my host
> > > The problem that I face is that the upslug program returns a baduses a
> > > signature error. This has caused me incapable of upgrading the
> > > firmware. The firmware ends with a .bin extension. and upslug
> > > .img extension.8MB
> > Upslug2 does not require any specific extension. You give it an
> > nslu2 firmware binary image file.
> > -- Rod
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