Re: Recovery mode for QNAP devices available now
The instructions are great!
Thank you for helping the community.
Debian on the Qnap works so good I'm using the device as a full blown
The only thing I'm missing is decent Java support. But I guess that
will come when
cacao is stable enough. I have done some tests with cacao from the sid
repository, but it crashes from time to time without any obvious
I just installed your kernel with the intel DMA patches. It increased
the samba transfer speed from ~4.7mbyte/sec to ~6.5 mbyte/sec. Any
chance these patches will be part of the mainstream kernel? I read in
one of your posts earlier that marvell was working on improving the
LAN driver for the orion SoC. Do you have any information on how
that's going? Also, what kind of performance increase can we expect?
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 8:58 PM, Martin Michlmayr <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Vegar,
> QNAP recently released an upgrade for u-boot, the boot loader used on
> most QNAP devices, that adds a recovery mode. With this recovery mode,
> a backup image is requested via TFTP and then written to flash. This is
> useful in case there are problems during an upgrade of Debian.
> I have now created installation instructions for the recovery mode for
> users already running Debian:
> TS-109: http://www.cyrius.com/debian/orion/qnap/ts-109/recovery.html#upgrade-debian
> TS-209: http://www.cyrius.com/debian/orion/qnap/ts-209/recovery.html#upgrade-debian
> TS-409/TS-409U: http://www.cyrius.com/debian/orion/qnap/ts-409/recovery.html#upgrade-debian
> Please let me know if you have any questions or problems with these
> Martin Michlmayr