Re: Newbie need help
- --- In email@example.com, "alvindustin" <alvindustin@...>
>You basically have to read up (as you have done), then flash the NSLU
> hi all! i just joined your group and wish to know information and help
> on getting NSLU2 started. for the past 2 weeks i've done many readings
> through our website and other website regarding NSLU2. however, i
> havent seen a web page which teaches step by step setting up of a
> NSLU2. I currently have a win desktop, 1 SuSe linux desktop, 1 ibook
> and 1 win laptop. i'm using my linux as a home server thru samba and i
> wish to replace it with a less power hungry device like NSLU2.
> I wish to have the following network service running in my future NSLU2:
> is there any step by step guide to installing and setting up a NSLU2?
> and which of the services above should i install first and in order?
> -my sis arranges her music by directories in the names of artists, all
> these directories are under a directory called "Music". my question
> is, if i edit the mt-daapd.conf and put the mp3 dir as /Music, will
> mt-daapd be able to go "deep" to search for songs (like searching its
> subdir for songs)? how many levels of dir can mt-daapd "see"?
> i wish you could help me, any form of help will be greatly
> appreciated. I want to thank you all in advance and i thank you all
> for your patience if i'm too noob for all these setup.
> thank you and have a good day ahead!
> best regards,
> alvin dustin
by following EXACTLY the Readme (that comes with the firmware image).
Then most of the apps you want have some guidance/info in the HowTo
pages. The other thing I recommend is to capture the commands you
execute and system responses to a file (via either cut/paste or even
manually) so you can have a record for troubleshooting later (if
Remember, many people have flashed many NSLU2 boxes with lots of
success and only rarely making unrecoverable errors so relaax and
Learn a lot and good luck.