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Old 07-25-2006, 06:14 AM   #16
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Oh dear...well...it had to happen to someone sooner or later...I hope you'll get it fixes quick and cheap...:-(
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Old 07-25-2006, 06:18 AM   #17
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Ouch!!!

Well, why is it not booting?
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Old 07-25-2006, 06:32 AM   #18
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If they are taking money to fix it, we should probably start collecting money for him...
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Old 07-25-2006, 06:36 AM   #19
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:00 AM   #20
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SSH connection Refused after Updating to 2.5...
However PDF-Execution still possible! Now a script would be nice to get ssh access again?! Could Anyone provide one?

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Sorry to hear about the bricking...
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:02 AM   #21
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thank you very much for proposing this.

unfortunately there's nothing we can do right now.

iRex Support tries to be very helpful, but

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Dear Customer,

Unfortunately, our repair shop can not handle this. For the moment they can only handle mechanical problems.

Also, there are no tools available to "reflash" it.

I will check with our development team what we can do and get back to you some time next week.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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I guess it's your turn to play with v2.5
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:08 AM   #22
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Ouch.

Thats really bad news DHer.

It's hard to believe they can't reflash the iLiad, it seems very very odd that they are talking about providing an SDK for a machine which the user can't relash themselves in the first place.
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:10 AM   #23
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so if an update failed they can't repair it O.o
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:14 AM   #24
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You should tell them, that it happened after updating...
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:16 AM   #25
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You should tell them, that it happened after updating...
What good would that do? They receive the iLiad, find it executing scripts they didn't put in... useless lie, methinks.
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:24 AM   #26
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@kristoffer

first we need to know if xpdf is still running as root (i assume they changed it if they are talking about "improved security").

next question: does the old script to switch on ethernet support still work? (see the green light at the travel hub)

If at least the second thing works, it should be no problem either to start the ssh daemon (if xpdf is running as root and it is still installed) or drop netcat (http://packages.debian.org/cgi-bin/d...=arm&type=main) on the iliad (extract the binary, installing the package won't work without root), make it executable and execute "netcat -l -p 1234 -e /bin/sh" to spawn a netcat backdoor on port 1234. Then you can connect from your pc using netcat <IP> 1234 to get a shell on the device.

This is quite insecure, so don't do it somewhere else then in your home network.
AND DO NOT add this to the startup scripts.

Then you can go on, extract the passwd file (assuming they haven't shadowed it) and get the root password again - till there's the next update.
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:29 AM   #27
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next question: does the old script to switch on ethernet support still work? (see the green light at the travel hub)

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First of all, great that you keep hanging in here!

Okay, the xpdf linking still does something, it opens the connection as after confirming the execution i am able to "surf", meaning clicking links and getting where i want to, and pinging the device is also possible...

The green light is illuminated!
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Old 07-25-2006, 08:04 AM   #28
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please try the appended modified userhack.

copy the pdf and the arm folder in your "books" folder and tell me what happens if you try the new links.

it's great to be back to blind flight.

Edit: forgot to upload the tex file
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Old 07-25-2006, 08:15 AM   #29
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is it possible to emulate the iliad on scratchbox so save potential bricking?
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Old 07-25-2006, 08:17 AM   #30
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please try the appended modified userhack.

copy the pdf and the arm folder in your "books" folder and tell me what happens if you try the new links.

it's great to be back to blind flight.

Edit: forgot to upload the tex file
Okay I'll try, as long as you can assure me that it won't do the same thing to me that happened to you



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