Re: [nslu2-general] WD MyBook World Edition hacking
- martinhinner wrote:
> I have set up a website about WD MyBook World Ed. hacking; look atNice site. A couple of things that I would have expected to see there:
> http://martin.hinner.info/mybook/ - it might be useful for many people.
1) The source code for your martin.hinner.info/mybook/firmware.php
script (i.e. how do I know you don't have a trojan in there).
2) The source code modifications for your busybox and other tarballs.
This is required by GPL of course.
3) Details of how to unbrick the device if you happen to brick it
accidentally installing your new applications (i.e. if you interrupt the
4) Details of a serial port connection if there is one.
> I plan to provide also some kind of 'ports' (like FreeBSD ports),You should either have the source code alongside those packages, or an
> but nowadays there are only some pre-compiled packages.
offer (valid for three years) to provide that source code on written
> Please consider adding link to my project from your website (i.e.I'm interested - what do you see as the link between your project and
> from the left column "Projects" area ...).
nslu2-linux which would make it suitable for our Projects area?
In general, without the source code and basic information which allows
someone to unbrick their device, we could not recommend this site to our
nslu2-linux users by adding a link to our website.
-- Rod Whitby
-- NSLU2-Linux Project Lead