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Re: [nslu2-general] Re: [noob] Problems installing openwrt

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  • echo mirage
    sounds like good advice, i ll try that out! ... -- Cordiali saluti e ossequi - Marcello -
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 19, 2013
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      sounds like good advice, i'll try that out!


      On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Ovidiu Sas <osas@...> wrote:

      > Connect the NSLU to a computer that has a static IP configured (do not
      > connect the NSLU to your network, use a direct ethernet cable between
      > your PC/laptop and NSLU).
      > Run ethereal on the specific interface and boot up the NSLU.
      > Inspect all IP packets and try to figure out the IP of the NSLU.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Ovidiu Sas
      >
      > On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 5:30 AM, echo mirage <echomrg@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > i tried everything that came to my mind about the ip configuration (with
      > > switch, connecting directly to the NSLU2, with dhcp and without), i tried
      > > pinging 192.168.1.255 and doing arp -a, i downloaded a couple of ip
      > > scanners but both weren't able to find the NSLU2 online.
      > >
      > > the device correctly shows up when started in recovery mode but
      > disappears
      > > after the firmware flash...
      > >
      > > On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:55 PM, echo mirage echomrg@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > I already checked the pages you linked (i knew about the dark leds)
      > but,
      > > > unfortunately, most of the help is about post-flash configurations. the
      > > > only real doubt i have is that i'm using a debian inside a virtualbox
      > on a
      > > > mac to connect and maybe that messed up with my network configuration
      > (but
      > > > upslug worked nicely), i'll double check that before trying to build
      > my own
      > > > image for openwrt with a different default IP.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks for the help!
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:40 PM, oddballhero oddballhero@...
      > >wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > >> The things you mentioned below for your version of OpenWRT actually
      > sound
      > > >> correct. Make sure you have read
      > > >> http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/OpenWrt/HomePage (especially the
      > section
      > > >> Configuring DHCP and USB ports in OpenWRT Kamikaze 8.09 and Backfire
      > 10.03)
      > > >> and http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/linksys/nslu2 . The default
      > > >> installation of 10.03 (unless things have changed in a year, ok,maybe
      > 2) is
      > > >> a static ip setup on 192.168.1.1. It will not show up on your dhcp
      > table
      > > >> because it is static. You have to make sure you are on the same
      > subnet as
      > > >> your slug. So make the ip address of you computer something like
      > > >> 192.168.1.254 temporarily until you change the slug network setup.
      > The LED
      > > >> setup that you see,10.03 has most of the lights turned off (except for
      > > >> Ethernet), is the default and you have to program what you want those
      > LEDs
      > > >> to do. See the bottom of the above pages. You can setup the stuff with
      > > >> Luci or the setup files.
      > > >>
      > > >> --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "Marcello" wrote:
      > > >> >
      > > >> > hi all, sorry if this is a noob question but i've been trying to
      > flash
      > > >> openwrt to a NSLU2 for the last couple of days and it's starting to
      > feel
      > > >> like i'm bashing my head on a wall ;)
      > > >> >
      > > >> > i think i managed to flash the openwrt firmware correctly (i'm using
      > > >> 10.3.1) with upslug2 but i can't connect to the device:
      > > >> >
      > > >> > i tried both connecting the NSLU2 to a switch and directly to my
      > > >> computer.
      > > >> > when i try to telnet (or ping) the device on 192.168.1.1 or
      > > >> 192.168.1.77 it doesn't respond and when i connect it to the switch it
      > > >> doesn't show up on the DHCP table.
      > > >> > when i boot the NSLU2 it flashes all the leds and then shows only
      > the
      > > >> ethernet led.
      > > >> >
      > > >> > any help would be REALLY appreciated!
      > > >> > Thanks in advance!
      > > >> > Marcello
      >
      >
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      --
      Cordiali saluti e ossequi
      - Marcello -
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