SER Linksys NSLU2


SER is available now for Linksys NSLU2 using customized firmware.
You have to install first the unslung software before installing the SER package:


This is a step for step guide for enabling SER on your Linksys NSLU2 ("Slug").
Following the guide will not change the default features of your device, it will just add some nice functionality to it.


All you need is :
  1. Unslung firmware from
  2. ipkg Package "SER"

The Unslung firmware IS required. You will NOT get the steps below working if you use the stock firmware.
The firmware on your device can be upgraded using the web interface. Please consult your users manual
for details.

Installing Firmware

Follow the instructions you can find at

You should not use firmware older than Unslung 3.18.

Getting access

Enable "telnet" using the instructions you can find at

Unslung it

Follow the instructions for replacing the ramdisk by a physical filesystem on an external drive. You should not try to install packages with the default ramdisk. If you do not want to install a harddisk drive you can use an USB-stick instead.

Install SER package

/opt/bin/ipkg update < enter >
/opt/bin/ipkg install ser < enter >

You can find additional informations about the NSLU2 SER package installation here:

Start SER

/opt/sbin/ser -P /var/run/ -m 5

Stop SER

kill `cat /var/run/`

Start SER in debug mode:

/opt/sbin/ser -P /var/run/ -m 5 -DEddddddd

See also:

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Created by: cdoban, Last modification: Thu 24 of Jul, 2008 (02:18 UTC) by admin
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