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Sally Shears
2004-07-01, 17:30
In view of the recent thread "What will people think if they read all the
messages here?"

Yes, my squeezebox was put out of service by a failed firmware update.

But, Kevin was responsive and knew everything. I won't go into the details, but
I am completely satisfied with the response, and I am now enjoying my squeezebox
again.

-- Sally
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Sally Shears (a.k.a. "Molly")
sshears (AT) theWorld (DOT) com -or- Sally (AT) Shears (DOT) org
http://theWorld.com/~sshears


On Tue, 22 Jun 2004, Sally Shears wrote:

> Getting out my screwdriver... Removed four screws to open the box,
> removed the wireless card... Updated firmware via ethernet using 6/22
> build.
>
> Nuts... Same result. I'll talk to Kevin.
>
> -- Sally
>
> At 10:15 AM -0700 6/22/04, Sean Adams wrote:
> >Sally,
> >
> >Sorry it's not working right. On step #6 below, two questions:
....
> >- Can you try pulling out the wireless card? I am trying to track
> >down a possible bug in the wireless driver which seems to affect
> >just some squeezeboxes.
> >
> >On Jun 21, 2004, at 8:47 PM, Sally Shears wrote:
> >
> >>Present State:
> >> - Squeezebox starts
> >> - Displays "Bad seq in dll..."
> >> - Displays "Ready to update firmware, ip is 192.168.1.50"
> >> - ...and won't do anything else.
> >>
> >>How we got here:
> >> 1. Downloaded new SlimServer 5.1.6 June 21 build and the latest
> >>numbered release 5.1.5.
> >> 2. Installed 5.1.5 on my server Mac OS X 10.2.8 (It's a
> >>WallStreet, so can't do Panther.)
> >> 3. Started SlimServer
> >> 4. Restarted Squeezebox with the Powerbutton.
> >> 5. Squeezebox said "Need to update firmware, hold down the
> >>brightness." I did so.
> >> 6. Updating firmware... Then restarting... "Bad seq in dll..." and
> >>here we are.
> >>
> >>What's the route out of this trap?
> >>
> >> -- Sally