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  • krymium
    Oct 2, 2012
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      Yeah unfortunately scp fails with the same error message. It looks like it does spawn a shell unless there is some switch i can pass to tell it not too.

      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, OddballHero <oddballhero@...> wrote:
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      > Especially since it is a modified version of dropbear by cloudengines that allows them some backdoor access, so that they can perform upgrades and modify the system.  At least this was the case with the V1s and V2s.
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      > From: Anthony Takata <htwiz2002@...>
      > To: nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 6:49 AM
      > Subject: Re: [nslu2-general] Re: Locked out of SSH
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      >  
      > Yeah, as was stated above, might try scp. It doesn't require a shell afaik,
      > although it might be disabled by default...
      > On Oct 1, 2012 11:49 PM, "oddballhero" <oddballhero@...> wrote:
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      > > **
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      > > Root file system is on onboard flash so that would require some excellent
      > > solder fu. If you do try the solder method, just get a 15w iron with a fine
      > > tip. You might even be able to rig up something so that you don't need to
      > > solder anything temporarily. Just need tx, rx, and gnd. Be sure to follow
      > > anti-static guidelines. Of course, do this at your own risk.
      > >
      > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "krymium" <rudolphoa@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Yeah its been a while since I have soldered anything and am just worried
      > > I will completely brick it so holding it as the last option.
      > > >
      > > > Was really hoping there was a way to either mount the root file system
      > > on another system or somehow boot from another device and then edit the
      > > passwd file.
      > > >
      > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "oddballhero" <oddballhero@>
      > > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > I believe the series4 requires soldering in terminals/pins since they
      > > were not included. Easy enough if you know how to solder. The solder holes,
      > > I believe are labeled.
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "krymium" <rudolphoa@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Was hoping not to go down the serial cable route if possible...
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "aamuel_kaufman" <samuel@>
      > > wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Hi,
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I'm in the same situation. I have found that you can gain aceess
      > > to the pogoplug again using this guide.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > http://www.hack247.co.uk/pogo-plug-pink-serial-connection/
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > But I think using something like this will also work
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > http://www.ebay.com/itm/CP2102-Module-STC-Download-Cable-USB-2-0-to-UART-TTL-6PIN-Serial-Converter-/221131726875?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item337c7a601b
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Though I would like to get the original passwd file in order to
      > > get back normal ssh access..
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "krymium" <rudolphoa@>
      > > wrote:
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > I have a PogoPlug series 4 running stock firmware. I was
      > > attempting to install Optware and inadvertently screwed up the /etc/passwd
      > > file so cannot login to SSH any more for the root account. I dont have any
      > > other user accounts on the device. My.pogoplug.com continues to work fine
      > > - I am wondering if there is anyway I can boot of SATA or USB and revert
      > > the passwd file on the device?
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