Add a Serial port to the LS MINI

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Apparently there are two traces that have been interrupted which would allow serial port access.

These traces have been interrupted UNDER a SMD capacitor at position C54. Yamasita discovered the way first[1]

LaitrKeiows and johnbock duplicated his efforts[2]



The traces are visible under c54

Method 1: reconstruct the traces (on the backside)

LSMINI-Serialport-before.jpg LSMINI-Serialport-after.jpg

Method 2: Bridge the traces (on the frontside)

LSMINI-Serialport-c54.jpg 200px

Pinout of Port


Serial Port Output


  1. シリアルコンソールのためのパッチ / patches for serial console:LS-WSGL/R1
  2. The Buffalo NAS hacking Forums:Serial access possible? YES!