Debian on the Slug - Part 1

2006-12-12T07:09:00

Tried setting up Debian on my NSLU2 as per the guidelines given here. Flashing the new firmware was OK - but upon rebooting, it was getting stuck somewhere. Staring at a few LED's and trying to understand what is going wrong is dumb - the only way out seems to be to solder a serial port connector to the board and hook it up to the PC to watch the boot process! Taking the board out was easy: slug2 I have a Nokia DKU-5 data cable with me - should identify the Rx,Tx and Gnd pins and solder it on to the board ....

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