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Re: red and green light flashing on NSLU2

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  • currter
    Never mind. I fixed the problem before I could respond back here. Thank you for the information. I managed to restore the device using the method you
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 9, 2009
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      Never mind. I fixed the problem before I could respond back here. Thank you for the information. I managed to restore the device
      using the method you suggested.

      Everything is working again.




      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "Ian White" <iandavidwhite@...> wrote:
      >
      > This red-green flashing probably means that it is indeed in the "upgrade mode"
      >
      > See http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/HowTo/UseTheResetButtonToEnterUpgradeMode
      >
      > So you could re-flash using either "upslug2" utility or the Sercom, "upgrade" tool
      >
      > See http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/HowTo/RecoverFromABadFlash
      >
      > However you may just be able to hard-power-cycle (i.e. unplug and then reconnect the DC jack)
      > and the slug will typically revert back to your previous ("unslung"?) firmware
      > (well that it what it has done when I tried this)
      >
      > Note that it *may* have reverted to the default fixed IP address of 192.168.1.77 rather than DHCP-assigned
      > So you could try changing your PC's IP config to access it
      >
      > But you really ought to try searching the www.nslu2-linux.org project Wiki before asking on this forum because it provides answers to loads of the standard issues/problems that people have with their slugs.
      >
      > Cheers
      > Ian W.
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: currter
      > To: nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 3:19 PM
      > Subject: [nslu2-linux] red and green light flashing on NSLU2
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > I wanted to flash my NSLU2 device with the original Linksys firmware, so I went to the Administration Upgrade Mode thinking I could flash the device with the old firmware. Now I do not have access to the network storage device and the light is alternately flashing red and green. I may have made a mistake in trying to reset the device as well.
      >
      > Is it possible to recover from this mode? I have no idea what the IP address would be now for the device. I do not want to deal with JTAG and all. Is all hope lost and I should just recycle this device?
      >
      > Thank you.
      >
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