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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:42 pm 
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Hello!

I've just bought a Linkstation mini. (LS-WSX1.0TL/R1EU). I want to replace my debian server, so i want to hack it.

But the link for LS mini on the wiki main page is for a LS-WSGL/R1. No LS-WSXL is linked (I think that is the short form for LS-WSX1.0TL/R1EU).

I think I've read, that my LS mini is ARM9 based. But the links under ARM9 on the page for Freelink (this) all have to do with Linkstation Pro. My Linkstation has no "Pro" in it's name!

I've read in this Forum, that LS-WSXL is the same hardware as LS-WXL (Which is LS Duo?), except for the size of the hard drives (2.5" instead of 3.5") (And the case of course). On the page for LS-WXL is a link to instructions for putting debian on it (this page) Are these instructions right for me? What is the difference between these instructions and using Freelink? (And do I have the choice between them?)

In short form:
Where can I get information about opening (root access) my box (to examin it)?
Where can I get Information about putting Freelink/Debian on it?

I really need your help!

Thanks!!

(I think I will start another thread to discuss these damned model names)


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:15 pm 
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The WSXL is part of the current LS-Series.
You can take this to get root access:
http://forum.buffalo.nas-central.org/viewtopic.php?f=68&t=21865

You should be able to take the guide for the LS-CHLv2 to put Debian Lenny
on your box (or squeeze if you like). It uses the same family of CPU.
According to INet sources, your box is a Feroceon Kirkwood based one (as
is the CHLv2 and the XHL and ...).

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 9:06 am 
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WSXL is very similar to WXL, follow below wiki step by step and you'll be fine.
Be careful with identifying the correct real-root-dev id.

http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Deb ... _on_LS-WXL


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:56 pm 
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Great Thanks for the replies!!

I'v now the necessary instructions and will start my work.

One more question: What is the difference in putting Freelink on the LS and putting a "normal" debian? Is Freelink like a different distribution (like debian - ubuntu)? Other packages available? What about the kernel?

If my box is Kirkwood based, so I'm in the wrong forum? Has LS-mini to be in two differnt forums, depending on the version?

LS-WXL is "Linkstation Duo", isnt' t it?
What is LS-CHL ?

Whatever! I will better start hacking my box. !!

chbuka


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:59 am 
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hi chbuka,

did the wiki-article (http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Debian_Lenny_on_LS-WXL) worked with your ls mini?

m4rLon


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:01 pm 
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Hello!

I've not used http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Debian_Lenny_on_LS-WXL
I'm just trying http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Install_Debian_on_the_Linkstation_Pro/Live and have some diffuculties starting the debian installer. I will start another thread about this.

Before I've got root acces with http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Open_Stock_Firmware_LS-XHL. I've had some minor difficulties, but dont know now what it was exactly. I think it was not possible to telnet as root, but I've loged in as admin an su to root. I use now ssh, but for every login there is 3 times a password-prompt that do not work, then the password-prompt changes and work well the forth time.

bye


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:57 pm 
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chbuka wrote:
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I use now ssh, but for every login there is 3 times a password-prompt that do not work, then the password-prompt changes and work well the forth time.
...

Do you, by any chance, forgot to provide the username when
connecting with ssh?
If you do not provide a username, ssh is using the username
you are logged on with (which in most cases is NOT "root").
So from a Unix box you should call ssh like this:
Code:
ssh root@192.168.100.1

If you are using Putty on a Windows box, you have to set the
username "root" in Data - Connection - Auto-login username.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:30 pm 
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Thanks to kenatonline!

I've used a syntax like
Code:
sudo ssh lsmini


which worked on my old debian server. But I will try to note user explicit as you did!

chbuka


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 7:35 pm 
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chbuka,

the article (http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Install_Debian_on_the_Linkstation_Pro/Live) describes the installation with an ARM9 orion architecture - but the ls mini (LS-WSX1.0TL/R1) has an ARM9 kirkwood architecture. I think you get no working result with it.

I tried the article (http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Debian_Lenny_on_LS-WXL) twice .. but it doesn't work, too. :-/ The setup of the boot image works without problems ... but the mini doesn't reboot ... pray don't work :-(

However, the article (http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Revert_Buffalo_Linkstation_Mini_To_Stock_Firmware) shows how to revert your ls mini to stock firmaware. It works with this TFTP version (ftp://24.153.165.234/array1/share/nas-recovery/TFTP%20Boot%20Recovery%20LS-WXL%201.33.exe).

Is there anyone who is able to explain me how I get debian working on the ls mini (LS-WSX1.0TL/R1)? doesn't matter what way - via disassembling or not.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:22 pm 
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now it works!
for the solution look at http://forum.buffalo.nas-central.org/viewtopic.php?f=61&t=21954&p=141663#p141663

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