Daily Archives: October 25, 2007


Preparations

Backup your system. Chances are good that you might just brick it. In which case you’re going to have a lot of work left over for you to turn it back into a functioning box.


Vital System Information

The dmesg output tells us what we need to know about the system.

<5>Linux version 2.6.17.14 (clarke@mccoy.oxsemi.com.asic.oxsemi.com) (gcc version 4.1.0) #1 PREEMPT Wed Jan 17 16:13:04 GMT 2007
<4>CPU: ARM926EJ-Sid(wb) [41069265] revision 5 (ARMv5TEJ)
<4>Machine: Oxsemi NAS

<5>Kernel command line: mem=32M console=ttyS0,115200 root=/dev/md1 netdev=0,0,0x0090A915,0x0486,eth0

<6>Memory: 32MB = 32MB total

<6>VIA Networking Velocity Family Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Driver Ver. 1.13
<6>Copyright (c) 2002, 2003 VIA Networking Technologies, Inc.
<6>Copyright (c) 2004 Red Hat Inc.
<4>PCI: enabling device 0000:00:07.0 (0140 -> 0143)
<6>eth0: VIA Networking Velocity Family Gigabit Ethernet Adapter