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LinuxDevices: Debian Etch Loves the Slug

Nov 16, 2006, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"The 'Slug' has gained much-improved Linux support, thanks to a new Debian installer that targets the device. The first release candidate of the debian-installer for Debian's forthcoming 'Etch' distribution was released yesterday, offering nearly complete support to the Linksys $99 NSLU2 NAS gadget.

"The NSLU2, aka 'Slug,' is a sub-$100 device based on an Intel IXP4xx processor, a chip first ported to Linux by SnapGear. Linksys markets the device as an inexpensive way to turn USB hard drives into network shares..."

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