I'm running stock firmware 2.3R76. I don't have any other systems running Linux. The Slug will take ~2 hours for every 100gig drive space that needs formatting to EXT3, so it helps to be patient. It's too bad that NSLU2 doesn't provide an ongoing status of the formatting process. HTH, J
--- In email@example.com, Paul Carmichael <wibbleypants@...> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
> > From: pmptg <pmptg@...>
> > I've had my NSLU2 unslung previously but was having problems setting up my Media
> > Server and decided to start over from scratch. Everything seemed to have gone
> > alright (I'm using 6.8 Beta). Booted up, got into GUI, telnet enable, telnetted
> > in, after root, uNSLUng I get "No Directory, logging in with Home =/, Welcome to
> > unslung v2.3R63 - uNSLUng 6.8 Beta. I connect my disc (disk1) check GUI, format
> > Ext3, unsling disk1, waiting for /share/hdd/data and it then goes through
> > countdown and fails to unsling.
> Personally, I've tried several times to format a disk with the slug, but it always failed (it says "formatting", but never completes). Best to format it on another linux box.