This page described how to install UpSlug2 on MacOS X. For basic information about UpSlug2, see its wiki page.
UpSlug2 and OSX
If you need the source or want to compile by yourself, the source can be find here
Installing with MacPorts (version r41, latest from svn):
1.1 Download and install the MacPorts software.
1.2 Install UpSlug2
If you have an ObeseSlug the command to install UpSlug2 will be
Installing with Fink (version 0.11):
Using UpSlug2 to Flash your NSLU2
If your system MTU is not 1500, UpSlug2 may fail with the following error message:
The default factory assigned IP address of the NSLU2 is 192.168.1.77 . Use the following steps if you have not changed the default address of your NSLU2. If your NSLU2 is currently on your network and accessable via its Web interface then skip step 3 below and go straight to step 4.
3.1 Connect your NSLU2 directly to your computer's ethernet port [be sure you have downloaded the flash file for reflashing]
3.1.1 If you have not already done so, Duplicate Network Port Configuration:
goto System Preferences > Network Port Configurations.
Select built in ethernet and hit "duplicate" and rename the configuration
Select the new configuration and click the "TCP/IP" tab
Select "Using DHCP with manual address,"
Enter the manual IP of the form 192.168.1.2
3.1.2 Discover NSLU2 Address:
Open Terminal and type
Find the address for the NSLU2 under 192.168.1.77
4.1 Put your NSLU2 into upgrade mode by restarting it with only the ethernet cable connected while holding a paperclip in the reset hole in the back of the NSLU2. When the ready/status light on the front turns red, remove the paperclip. The NSLU2 should now be blinking red.
4.2 Run upslug2 with a command line option to specify your ethernet device,
4.3 Open a new Terminal window and type the following command:
So, for example, the command would be typed as:
4.4 Let the command run and let the NSLU2 reboot
4.5 You can now access the NSLU2 via SSH e.g.