NSLU2-Linux community rules (a reminder for all)
- Nick B wrote:
> Well, I've read the nslu2-linux pages a lot. I couldn't remember off handThere is no need to be offended. The nslu2-linux rules are there so
> having seen this issue raised. I did a search of all the messages saved in
> my gmail account.
> I've just taken a look at the yahoo web page and can't see a FAQ link.
> So, maybe a point to all "the rules" I've broken please, if you going to
> quote them, you might want to let me know where they are for the future.
that questions which are already answered by the FAQ don't waste the
time of the other 7500+ subscribers on these nslu2 lists. Reading the
FAQ associated with a project before posting to a mailing list is
If you look at http://www.nslu2-linux.org, you will see the community
rules listed clearly near the top centre of the page (after the quote
from Linksys). I'll repeat them here:
1/ Never *ever* use the Linksys EraseAll tool - it will brick your slug
2/ You will search the wiki first here and read the FAQ before asking
3/ You must read and follow the steps in the README file precisely when
4/ Those who ask the questions, update the wiki when they get the answers.
5/ Those who complain about the documentation, update the wiki to make
6/ Friends don't let friends flash custom firmware without confirmed
RedBoot Upgrade Mode access.
7/ Friends don't let friends flash custom bootloaders without confirmed
A link to the FAQ is clearly listed at the top of the left sidebar.
The description for the nslu2-general Yahoo group previously said:
"All HowTo and Gettings Started information can be found in the NSLU2
wiki at http://www.nslu2-linux.org/"
I have updated it (as per your suggestion) to say:
"All FAQ, HowTo and Gettings Started information can be found in the
NSLU2 wiki at http://www.nslu2-linux.org/"
-- Rod Whitby
-- NSLU2-Linux Project Lead