7630Re: [nslu2-general] Invisible SLUG
- Dec 1 4:51 PMOn Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 2:13 PM, markgauldin <mark@...> wrote:
> I have an NSLU2 running Unslung that's been working fine for months.You'll have to catch the device when it is in RedBoot mode here:
> Suddenly today, it's no longer accessible. I can't even ping it. I've
> tried power cycling the unit and holding down the reset button through
> the reset process, but no luck. The Status light shows solid green,
> and the Ethernet light is lit. I disconnected everything from the USB
> ports before starting the reset process. I also tried pinging the
> default IP address of 192.168.1.77, but that doesn't work either.
If that works, you can just restore a backup image onto flash using the
recovery techniques mentioned in the wiki (hopefully you did a backup). I
would use this:
as I can make a TFTP server quite easily, but follow here if you want to use
the easier approaches:
Note that this means you will lose everything on your flash (except
configurations like MAC address, IP address if statically-assigned).
Your other option would be to solder a 4-port serial header and use a
powered TTL-to-RS232 adapter per this wiki:
and see what the console shows when it boots, and then post a link to the
log pasted at pastebin.ca to the list.
If/when you get it working, it's a good idea to periodically back up
and store the backup on another machine.
Hope that helps,
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