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  • Better ARM support has been added to Linux 3.7. I see that there has been some discussion about the IXP420: http://linux-kernel.2935.n7.nabble.com/Re-PULL-REQ-IXP4xx-changes-for-Linux-3-7-td368783.html Does anyone have more information about using the 3.7 kernel with the NSLU2?
    dystopianrebel Dec 14, 2012
  • I have a silly number of Slugs (using SlugOS and OpenWRT). I also have a SheevaPlug, a DNS-323, and a PogoPlug v2. I only know my version of the PogoPlug, but it cost $20 new (yes, new) and installing Arch Linux was easy. Of all the devices I have tested so far, it's the one that I favour to replace the Slug. I still like my Slugs, though. >>> quoted below...
    dR Oct 26, 2012
  • The AC adaptor for one of my Slugs has failed. By swapping adaptors, I know that the Slug itself is still good. If you have a spare that you will not be using or want to sell, please contact me.
    dystopianrebel Mar 28, 2012
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  • --- In nslu2-linux@^$1, "oddballhero" wrote: > You may want to check the filesystem of your drive with e2fsck. Also, reinstall ipkg. I'm running over 15 plugs and slugs and the ones running Optware have no problems with installing or upgrading packages Fifteen! You have me beat. I thought I was doing well with a Sheeva and six Slugs. Are you using OpenWRT on any of yours?
    dystopianrebel Nov 9, 2011
  • --- In nslu2-linux@^$1, "Ralph&Maria Finch" wrote: > > Foxconn R10-S4 > > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856119012 > > Could this be an alternative to our beloved Slug? It's too large for my taste. For the same money (but used), I prefer something like the DNS-323 or the Sheeva Plug.
    dystopianrebel Feb 15, 2011
  • --- In nslu2-linux@^$1, "M.J. Johnson" wrote: > > The amount of discussion this topic has generated is astounding. Terribly sorry, I thought this was a discussion group. I'll amend my behaviour... after the next two lines. (o: It is possible to find Hitachi microdrives for a fraction of the cost that you cite. In the end, the cheapness of Flash memory is both its advantage and its...
    dystopianrebel Jan 6, 2011
  • ...or discontinued [#102]. - mta1089.mail.sk1.yahoo.com --- In nslu2-linux@^$3, "clerew5" wrote: > > > > --- In nslu2-linux@^$4, "dystopianrebel" wrote: > > > > I bought a used nslu2 locally and the seller lost the weighted base. Does anyone have a base that needs a home...
    dystopianrebel Jan 6, 2011
  • I bought a used nslu2 locally and the seller lost the weighted base. Does anyone have a base that needs a home?
    dystopianrebel Jan 5, 2011
  • I only use Hitachi microdrives, and I've found them to be very reliable. Which brand were you using? --- In nslu2-linux@^$1, nslu@^$2.. wrote: > > My own experince with microdrives is that they die quicker than flash > drives, at every opertunity they try to park the heads and IIRC from > reading the datasheet its rated to 300k head parks, when listening to > mp3's on the zaurus...
    dystopianrebel Jan 5, 2011
  • "Ralph & Maria Finch", I think these are the points in favour of using a Hitachi microdrive: - the size (4, 6, or 8 GB) is just right for a boot disk; a second disk could be a Flash stick for storage of large (mostly static) files - I don't have to fiddle with the OS to reduce writes to disk; the OS runs as intended - I don't have to guess about a Flash drive's quality or ability...
    dystopianrebel Jan 5, 2011