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This article Based on work by steve mac, mindbender, x, Mike Smith, Mike, sbron, nix, frontalot, and timtimred. Originally by frontalot. on Linkstationwiki.org

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Contents

Common Topics

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General

FAQ

  • Frequently Asked Questions like:
    • General Frequently Asked Questions
    • Frequently asked questions about the LinkStationWiki Site & Projects
    • LinkStationWiki Legal Disclaimers
    • LinkStationWiki Privacy policy

How To's

Projects

Rescue, Backups, etc.

Software

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Kernel & Driver Software

  • Articles about Kernel Development and the 2.6 version Kernel such as:
    • How to build a new kernel (and kernel modules) for the LinkStation.
    • A non-destructive method for loading a new kernel.
    • How to upgrade to the 2.6-kernel (ppc only).
    • Instructions detailing how to build additional kernel modules.
    • Basic LS Hardware and Software information

Debian specific articles

Distribution Specific

Application Software

  • Articles relating to Applications and Software for the LinkStation such as:
    • How to run a customized instance of proftpd.
    • An overview of the integrated PCast server.
    • Adding new PCast menus for the LinkTheatre.
    • How run a second instance of thttpd (on an alternate port).
    • How beef up your second instance of thttpd with redirects and Server Side Includes.
    • How run a third instance of thttpd as an SSL server, via stunnel.
    • How to get NFS running.
    • How to start applications over the browser without connecting over telnet/ssh.
    • Tweaks for use with Macs (long file names, Bonjour, iTunes)

Software Development and Deployment

  • Development related tools and projects for the LinkStation such as:
    • Roadmap of Openlink Development
    • Roadmap of FreeLink Development
    • How to build (and use) a cross-toolchain using Dan Kegel's crosstool 0.38.
    • Articles about developing software for the LinkStationWiki.
    • Precompiled C development environment, running on the LS
    • Precompiled C Cross-Toolchain

Ipkg

Server and Media

Hardware

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Hardware-agnostic LinkStation Articles

The following articles apply to all of the different kinds of LinkStation variants

LS Hardware & Hardware Configuration

  • Articles pertaining to Linkstation Hardware, and Diagnostics such as:
    • How to easily disassemble the LinkStation.
    • How to upgrade (or replace) the existing LinkStation hard drive.
    • Solve the LinkStation's problematic clock drift.
    • Performance tuning the network controller (MTU change from 1500 to 1492).
    • Performance tuning the LinkStation hard drive.
    • Automatically boot the LinkStation when main power is applied.
    • Basic LS Hardware and Software information

Firmware Updates, Hacking, "Opening"

USB

Misc.