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Re: Help with instructions in NewUsersGuide

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  • dlopezdequintana
    YES YES - Thanks to Steve for the great advice. I was able to use this technique to log in and unsling. Later, I used the same technique to change the root
    Message 1 of 6 , Apr 8, 2005
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      YES YES - Thanks to Steve for the great advice. I was able to use
      this technique to log in and unsling. Later, I used the same
      technique to change the root password and make it "stick."
      --David



      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "Alex Chang" <chang_alex@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Nice job! That did the trick ...
      > Even though the product literature says that the enclosure is "hot-
      > swappable" ... http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?
      > description=17-173-002&depa=0
      >
      > Oh well. Thanks for the tip.
      >
      > --Alex
      >
      > --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "supasucka8" <spam@n...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Ironically, I just had this problem today! I'm not sure, but I
      > think
      > > it has to do with my USB HD enclosure not being 'hot-swappable' or
      > > something...
      > >
      > > Anyway, I got around it by letting it boot up with the hard drive
      > > attached, and as soon as the HD1 light came on on the NSLU I
      > > unplugged it.
      > >
      > > The HD lights on the NSLU blink once quickly, then stay on
      > steady.
      > > That's when you do the unplugging.
      > >
      > > Then I continued on with the instructions: enabling telnet and
      > > logging in with the unslung password, etc.
      > >
      > > HTH
      > > -Steve
      > >
      > > --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "Alex Chang" <chang_alex@y...>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I've followed the instructions in the NewUsersGuide that came
      > with
      > > > 3.18-beta. Particularly, the step
      > > >
      > > > 4) Identify which drive you wish you "unsling", and plug it in.
      > > > Wait a minute or two while the disk is mounted.
      > > >
      > > > I have a 80GB WD drive that has been formatted by the nslu2
      > > > previously and also confirmed that it is detected by the nslu2
      > with
      > > > stock firmware and even by the 3.18-beta firmware when i boot up
      > > > with the disk plugged in.
      > > >
      > > > However, following the instructions above, I've waited for more
      > > than
      > > > a few minutes and the disk is still not mounted. Does it
      > > > automatically mount? Do I need to run mount?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks in advance,
      > > > Alex
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