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= Overview Custom Firmwares =
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Please update the custom firmware overview as appropriate:
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http://nas-central.org/index.php/Custom_firmwares
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Thank you, --[[User:Hinnerk|Hinnerk]] 11:51, 3 December 2007 (CST)
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I updated the custom firmwares page on 21 Novermber '07.  I was not sure about the Home Server (HS) box but basically all of the powerpc boxes are supported except for the TS boxes. --[[User:RussK|RussK]] 21:30, 3 December 2007 (EST)
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= UBoot =
 
= UBoot =
 
[http://www.linuxnotincluded.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/linkstation/u-boot.html uboot for the linkstation]: This pages mentions that <quote> Do not attempt to use this port of U-Boot on a the LinkStation version 2 (HD-HLAN-2) as it uses a MIPS processor which is completely different from the PowerPC processor used in the LinkStation version 1.</quote> - So is there a version that can be used with a version 2 linkstation? --[[User:Hinnerk|Hinnerk]] 11:28, 3 December 2007 (CST)
 
[http://www.linuxnotincluded.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/linkstation/u-boot.html uboot for the linkstation]: This pages mentions that <quote> Do not attempt to use this port of U-Boot on a the LinkStation version 2 (HD-HLAN-2) as it uses a MIPS processor which is completely different from the PowerPC processor used in the LinkStation version 1.</quote> - So is there a version that can be used with a version 2 linkstation? --[[User:Hinnerk|Hinnerk]] 11:28, 3 December 2007 (CST)
  
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If you are asking if there is uboot for the LS2, I suggest reading the forum thread here:  [http://forum.nas-central.org/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=3769 LS2 Uboot + kernel thread].  If you are wanting gentoo on the LS2, I am not aware of it.  This wiki page is for powerpc boxes, denoted by "PPC", maybe we should make it clearer in the first paragraph(?)  --[[User:RussK|RussK]]  21:35, 3 December 2007 (EST)
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: Ok, my mistake, i'm still just getting aquainted with the language and abbreviations involved here. I actually want to get a Linkstation Live or Pro V2 soon. Which is guess is "arm9"  not PPC. I noticed that i always have this problem, that i need to figure out if an article or a section apllies to my (future) specific box. Maybe i can create some templates to be added to an article which immediately show which machines it applies to. --[[User:Hinnerk|Hinnerk]] 07:06, 4 December 2007 (CST)
  
 
=  Install EM mode utilities =
 
=  Install EM mode utilities =
 
Are the subsections to be exectued sequentially? Or are these alternatives? If so, which is the crtieria that makes the distiction? --[[User:Hinnerk|Hinnerk]] 11:23, 3 December 2007 (CST)
 
Are the subsections to be exectued sequentially? Or are these alternatives? If so, which is the crtieria that makes the distiction? --[[User:Hinnerk|Hinnerk]] 11:23, 3 December 2007 (CST)
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They are alternatives, I updated the headings just now to try make it more clear.  --[[User:RussK|RussK]] 21:38, 3 December 2007 (EST)

Latest revision as of 13:06, 4 December 2007

Overview Custom Firmwares

Please update the custom firmware overview as appropriate: http://nas-central.org/index.php/Custom_firmwares Thank you, --Hinnerk 11:51, 3 December 2007 (CST)

I updated the custom firmwares page on 21 Novermber '07. I was not sure about the Home Server (HS) box but basically all of the powerpc boxes are supported except for the TS boxes. --RussK 21:30, 3 December 2007 (EST)

UBoot

uboot for the linkstation: This pages mentions that <quote> Do not attempt to use this port of U-Boot on a the LinkStation version 2 (HD-HLAN-2) as it uses a MIPS processor which is completely different from the PowerPC processor used in the LinkStation version 1.</quote> - So is there a version that can be used with a version 2 linkstation? --Hinnerk 11:28, 3 December 2007 (CST)

If you are asking if there is uboot for the LS2, I suggest reading the forum thread here: LS2 Uboot + kernel thread. If you are wanting gentoo on the LS2, I am not aware of it. This wiki page is for powerpc boxes, denoted by "PPC", maybe we should make it clearer in the first paragraph(?) --RussK 21:35, 3 December 2007 (EST)

Ok, my mistake, i'm still just getting aquainted with the language and abbreviations involved here. I actually want to get a Linkstation Live or Pro V2 soon. Which is guess is "arm9" not PPC. I noticed that i always have this problem, that i need to figure out if an article or a section apllies to my (future) specific box. Maybe i can create some templates to be added to an article which immediately show which machines it applies to. --Hinnerk 07:06, 4 December 2007 (CST)

Install EM mode utilities

Are the subsections to be exectued sequentially? Or are these alternatives? If so, which is the crtieria that makes the distiction? --Hinnerk 11:23, 3 December 2007 (CST)

They are alternatives, I updated the headings just now to try make it more clear. --RussK 21:38, 3 December 2007 (EST)