Re: fail to format Sandisk 512Mb flash cruzer drive
- thanks, I just wanted to make really sure before I blow
something up ;-)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Rod Whitby <list.yahoo@r...>
> Flash the unslung firmware, then plug the flash drive into thedisk1
> port, then format it using the web interface as directed in theFlash drive
> -- Rod
> On 6/2/05, wim_dewilder <wim_dewilder@y...> wrote:
> > Hi All
> > I just got my NSLU2 and I have a Sandisk Cruzer Mini USB2.0
> > of 512 MB. I would like to load unslung and use this flash driveonly.
> > The unslung intructions say I should format the drive usingLinksys
> > firmware, however the drive shows up as 'Not installed' on thesupported ...
> > disk page in the administration mode.
> > The flash disk does show up on the main page.
> > I've tried both disk 1 and disk 2 positions.
> > Linksys support says that only 256 Mb flash drives are
> >page ?
> > Should I unslung anyway and try to format from that firmware web
> > thanks
> > - Wim
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- On 6/3/05, wim_dewilder <wim_dewilder@...> wrote:
> thanks, I just wanted to make really sure before I blowIn general, it is not possible to damage hardware using the Unslung
> something up ;-)
firmware or any of it's packages. The worst that can happen is that
you will need to repartition and reformat disks, or reflash the
firmware. We have never seen a case of hardware damage due to
firmware or package usage.
BUT, remember that the nslu2-linux development team takes no
responsibility for your actions. This community is a meritocracy that
takes personal responsibility as a basic fact of life, not something
that lawyers argue about.