Disassemble the white LinkStation

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This article is originally by frontalot from Linkstationwiki.org.

== Step 1) == Use a flat head screwdriver to press in the circled tab and slide the gray piece forward. Do this for the top and bottom of the LinkStation. You will have to apply some force due to the two hidden screws (shown in the next picture).

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== Step 2) == The hidden screws should detach from the main unit while remaining attached to the shiny facade. Don't remove the screws from the facade as it will likely blemish the finish.

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== Step 3) == The circled screw is normally hidden beneath a sticker. Remove the sticker and screw (this probably voids the warranty).

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== Step 4) == Press in the tabs and separate the top and bottom pieces (it should split into even halves).

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== Step 5) == Remove the power supply plug and IDE cable from the hard drive. Leave the IDE cable attached to the circuit board.

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== Step 6) == Take note of the jumper selection. The default setting is "jumper select."

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== Step 7) == Connect the hard drive to your workstation and you're ready to go.

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Mount

After a clean debian install on a MIPS (LS2), when you plug it into a debian workstation, too mount your linkstation 's HD it can be like
/dev/hda1
or
/dev/hdb1

So try :
mount -t ext3 /dev/hda1 /mnt/directory_you_created
or
mount -t ext3 /dev/hdb1 /mnt/directory_you_created

Links

Wartstew`s Disassembly Howto