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Re: [nslu2-general] ...limited success with mounting drives via USB2 hub (still need more help)

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  • Gary Gutman
    Rod, thanks for a great explanation. Guess I ll have to wait for OpenSlug to go beta. Regards, Gary ... Gary
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 28, 2005
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      Rod, thanks for a great explanation. Guess I'll have
      to wait for OpenSlug to go beta.

      Regards,
      Gary

      --- Rod Whitby <list.yahoo@...> wrote:
      > Linksys (SerComm actually) have modified the Linux
      > kernel to only
      > support 2 drives and to deterministicly assign them
      > to sda and sdb
      > based on which port the drive is connected to. And
      > the Linksys
      > applications (for which we do not have source code)
      > also rely on that
      > modified kernel.
      >
      > Unslung is defined to be compatible with the stock
      > firmware, and
      > therefore retains that same mapping. Even if
      > someone wanted to spend
      > the effort to remove the restriction from the
      > kernel, we couldn't
      > change the binary apps.
      >
      > -- Rod
      >
      > On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 19:01:24 -0800 (PST), Gary
      > Gutman <mrgaryg@...> wrote:
      > > Out of curiosity, what is missing or preventing
      > the
      > > current Unslung build from supporting something
      > like
      > > that?
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > > mrgaryg
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- Rod Whitby <list.yahoo@...> wrote:
      > > > On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 22:44:19 -0000, Gary Gutman
      > > > <mrgaryg@...> wrote:
      > > > > Is there a way to get arround that, and have
      > NSLU
      > > > assign the drive
      > > > > to /dev/sdc1 or something along the lines. Do
      > I
      > > > need to mknod /dev/sdc
      > > > > etc...
      > > >
      > > > Simple answer is no. See FAQ #14. You need to
      > run
      > > > OpenSlug (which is
      > > > still in alpha) to be able to do that.
      > > >
      > > > -- Rod
      > > >
      > >
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      Gary
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