Re: [nslu2-general] Re: Unable to connect to my SLUG
- It was a combination of the slug needing to be reset to factor default
(reset for 20-30 secs till beep) and having two network connections active
on my computer in the same subnet. Once I fixed both those conditions I was
able to access the slug.
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 12:10 PM, bingoonline <olliep1@...> wrote:
> It maybe worth trying to ping 192.168.1.77 just in case it has
> returned to default for some reason.
> Is there a way on your switch or router to see the IP to MAC
> bindings? Could be called CAM table, ARP table, MAC table.......
> I used to have a windows utility which would ping a range of
> addresses, I think it was either wping or rping but i couldnt find it
> with a quick google. I did come across something called winping but
> have never used it so dont know anything about it.
> Better get back to fixing my slug........
> Good Luck
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mike (mwester)" <mwester@...>
> > Steve Phariss wrote:
> > > I am unable to connect into my SLUG. I was on unslung 5.5 untill
> I put it
> > > in storage, just recently I pulled it out again and wanted to
> upgrade it to
> > > 6.10 I no longer have the original disks I had hooked up to it.
> > >
> > > I hooked up a network to it (Linux eth0 192.168.1.25) and was
> unable to
> > > bring up a web page or even ping it. as the frustration mounted
> <G> I
> > > tried upslug2 on it and I was able to flash the 6.10 firmware. I
> > > tried to connect to the slug but was not able too. I thought
> that it might
> > > be something with the load, so I flashed the original linksys
> > > still no joy on connecting to the slug.
> > >
> > > So I guess I have a couple questions:
> > > 1) Might I have damaged the slug by the firmware updates (upslug2
> reported a
> > > successful flash each time)
> > No.
> > > 2) maybe I am doing something wrong with my network settings.
> > Probably.
> > > 3) since the last flash upgrade was to Linksys 2.3R29 (after
> having been 5.5
> > > and 6.10), is it REALLY at Linksys 2.3R29 level?
> > Yes.
> > > If anyone has any Ideas they would be appreciated.
> > The network settings are preserved between flashes, so the unit is
> > booting up with whatever the old settings were when you put it away
> > long ago.
> > In order to reset it, flash the Linksys firmware, boot it up with
> > disks (wait for the beep to announce that it's booted), then follow
> > standard Linksys procedure to reset to the default settings (hold
> > reset button in for 20 or 30 seconds until it beeps).
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Steve P
> > Mike (mwester)
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