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Rsync Slow When Copying Between my NSLU2 and DD-WRT

Posted: August 6, 2011 10:45 by James Simpson Categories: NSLU2 Comments: 0

Recently I’ve run into issues where syncing files from the 1TB USB 2.0 drive attached to my DD-WRT router to the 1TB USB 2.0 drive attached to my NSLU2 (running Debian Squeeze) was really slow (~300kB/s). I’m not sure when this slow down started but obviously it’s painstaking when syncing large files (movies etc). Things […]

Can’t Connect to NSLU2 After Restart

Posted: June 26, 2011 11:42 by James Simpson Categories: NSLU2 Comments: 0

I’ve had an ongoing issue since putting Debian on the NSLU2 that the device would not let me connect after a restart. It turns out that it hadn’t restarted properly. The resolution I found was to ensure the disk is plugged into the DISK 1 port. If you are using a Y-cable like I am […]

Debian Squeeze on the NSLU2

Posted: June 20, 2011 19:49 by James Simpson Categories: NSLU2 Comments: 0

Currently the only downloadable version of Debian that successfully installs on the NSLU2 is Lenny. However, you can run Squeeze on the NSLU2 if you follow the instructions below. Download the Windows utility to communicate with the device (here) Download the Debian 5.0 Lenny release from (here) Follow these instructions (here) Now change the source.list […]