On Wednesday, January 05, 2011 01:10:18 pm Brian Wootton did opine:
> On 05/01/11 12:00, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >>> s one has been opened up and well searched with no luck. And of
> >>> > > course the ethernet snmp tool, wap11-gui, has not been
> >>> > > buildable on linux since 2.6.24, wayyyy back up the log from
> >>> > > 2011. I just did find a quad of pads to mount a teeny
> >>> > > pushbutton to, labeled S901. If the switch was installed,
> >>> > > its operating stem would stick out, presumably flush, with a
> >>> > > hole in the back edge of the pan, centered between the power
> >>> > > socket and the usb port. The hole of course has not been
> >>> > > drilled.
> >> >
> >> > I guess the only other trick I can think of is to hold the xxxxx
> >> > button while plugging the power in. Where xxxx would be an ON
> >> > button or anything else that might fit.
> >> >
> >> > But the Users guide should tell you that.
> > The users guide is for a much newer model, this one is the old
> > cream/grey cow patties with a couple of sticks on the back of it. No
> > resemblance to the modern blue/black linksys stuff.
> > The guides rear panel also has no place for a reset button. So if
> > you've lost its address and password, tough. Then its a frisbee, but
> > at the age of the plastic case, a fragile one...
> > Thanks Bruce.
> I don't see any mention of it but I presume it has an ethernet RJ45
> socket and you have tried
> connecting to it(the 'router') via that, you don't say what network app.
> you are using or
> what OS either as far as I can read. If it will connect with 'loop-back'
> you should be able
> to find it's local ip address fairly easily with 'less
> /etc/resolv.conf' - nameserver.
I found its ip, and it still retained all the settings from 3 years ago
when I stuck it in a drawer because it only uses 128 bit max, wep. I
haven't pulled the laptop out yet, been fighting with an NVIDIA non-install
problem. It's sorted now else I wouldn't be posting from this machine. ;-)
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