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Re: [nslu2-linux] Slug haivng access issues

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  • Mike (mwester)
    You can t login as admin; that s a web-only account. Login as root instead. So the text below is expected. ... The technique for recovering this is documented
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 6, 2007
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      You can't login as admin; that's a web-only account. Login as root instead.
      So the text below is expected.

      > > telnet 192.168.15.4
      > > 2sparrows-NAS login: admin
      > > Password:
      > > No directory, logging in with HOME=/
      > > Cannot execute /dev/null: Permission denied
      > >
      > > Connection to host lost.

      The technique for recovering this is documented on the wiki somewhere.
      Basically, you start the NSLU2 without disks. Login via telnet. Plug in
      the disk. Wait a minute for the Linksys firmware to do its bit.

      Now you can do the requisite maintenance.

      If the drive is mounted properly, then you see examine the log files or
      modify files as necessary. If the drive is not mounted, then check the log
      files to find out why -- most commonly the problem is that the disk has
      become corrupted (the Linksys firmware does not do a proper shutdown, it's
      shutdown is basically a controlled crash).

      In any case, it's wise to see if you can run fsck on the drives. Unmount
      them if mounted, then run fsck -f /dev/sda1 (a2, b1, b2, etc as necessary).

      Mike (mwester)
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