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Related Questions Help me switch to Ubuntu February 16, 2010 I'm a Python, and I'm a Mac. One other point is if you try to mount file system make sure you mount it read-only (-oro in linux). It works with a variety of off-the-shelf USB hard drives and flash memory keys, but unfortunately, the NSLU2 is as slow as molasses when it comes to moving files around.

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Is there something the NSLU2 is doing periodically to prevent the drive from entering power save? Stay logged in Sign up now! TIP: The Administration log-in work-around requires that you log in successfully once. Best Picks 1 hr Best Fitness Trackers 2017 Best Picks 2 hr Best Smartwatches 2017 News 2 hr Verizon's Unlimited Plan vs T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T:... Get More Info

The PC is always on, so I do not need to worry about playing media without it on. No. I did note that the Disk 2 status with a Flash drive installed shows "Not Installed", which I think should be changed to "Flash Drive Installed" or something similar to show The Bottom Line Linksys's NSLU2 is an inexpensive way to add a hard drive or two to a network, but its slow response makes it a poor all-around solution.

That is until I could no longer access my drive last Friday. We'll see. But I found the utility really isn't necessary - which is good news for non-Windows users. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Thorsten Easily control your SoundBridge from your Windows PC or wireless PocketPC with VisualMR Top locutus Topic Author Posts: 2 Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2006 3:17 pm Location: Fort Lauderdale They told me to reformat it. :-) Have you checked the power supply with a multimeter? imp source Have you tried using both USB and Firewire with the same results?

That multimeter suggestion is a good one.posted by krisjohn at 12:39 AM on February 23, 2005 I agree with bh. Currently running PC with Windows XP, running latest version of iTunes for Windows. During the format, you get a "Formatting..." indication in the Disk Status box, but no progress bar and you can't really do anything else. Not saying this is the case and of course it's a personal bad spell in the Toronto region but I'm never purchasing Maxtor again.posted by juiceCake at 8:10 AM on February

I've tried specifying about 20+ backup superblocks I obtained through newfs -N for the device. But we were disappointed to discover that when you connect a drive for the first time, the NSLU2 insists on formatting that drive, destroying any data you've stored there. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. So, for the moment all is well.

If you open the case, you'll likely void the warranty. my review here or its affiliates Skip to content Search… Search Quick links Unanswered topics Active topics Search The Team Forum FAQ Quick links Unanswered topics Active topics Search The Team Forum FAQ Register I found some basic tips at http://www.nslu2-linux.org/ that revolve around power cycling the devices and plugging the drive back in after the NSLU2 device has powered up. The LinkStation currently sells for about $200 and is a much better buy.

The NSLU2 is covered by an adequate one-year warranty, but the Linksys Web site offers a cornucopia

This happens only the first time you use the hard drive with the NSLU2.

At about the size of a small paperback book, the gray-and-silver NSLU2 will blend into most If it is only one drive, it should be no problem. JohnWill, May 27, 2007 #4 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. click site Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Unlmited [VerizonWireless] by critis265. The screen does refresh the status to indicate Formatted when it's completed, though a little beep or two from the NSL's on-board buzzer would have been nice, too. If you connect the drive at that time, perhaps you'd get more information than you are with the full system running?

Maxtor One Touch on Linksys NSLU2 Discussion in 'Networking' started by dondd, May 16, 2007.

Dondd dondd, May 26, 2007 #3 JohnWill Retired Moderator Joined: Oct 19, 2002 Messages: 106,414 Yep, many NAS drives have firmware to power down the drive after a period of Click here to join today! Also, I'm concerned with spin down of the drive, as my network is always on, but I don't want the drive to spin 24/7. However, a call to Maxtor yesterday wasn't helpful.

The NSL will actually support two USB hard drives via its two USB 2.0 ports, or one drive and one USB Flash memory device. If I power cycle the NSLU2, an hour later, the Maxtor will go into power save. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. http://nanextechnologies.com/maxtor-one/maxtor-one-touch-problems.html Stay logged in LinksysInfo.org Forums > Cisco/Linksys Hardware > Cisco/Linksys Network Storage Devices > Forums Forums Quick Links Recent Posts Resources Resources Quick Links Most Active Authors Latest Reviews LinksysInfo Store

Thanks again! I get various "bad superblock" and "magic number wrong" messages. I use iTunes from the PC mostly to manage the songs on the NSLU2 but sometimes also to stream music to the SoundBridge (mainly to test VisualMR's iTunes-compatibility). I will probably end up using that utility to DISABLE IT, if I don't find any other solution to make it spin-up.I have to restart the NSLU2 in order to make

darksquirrel has a good point about the size of the enclosure. I want to know this before I invest in a Roku Soundbridge M1001. Is there a USB/Firewire switch anywhere on the device? Usually I use mt-daapd on the NSLU2 to stream music directly from the NSLU2 since I don't want the PC to be always on.

basically I need a thumbs or thumbs down on what I am trying to do.