[Noisebridge-discuss] Tor router

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Wed Nov 16 21:02:06 UTC 2011

On 11/14/2011 12:34 AM, Bill Pollock wrote:
> My son and I have been trying to set up a Tor router on a Dreamplug. I
> think we've succeeded in bricking it *but* I think it can be saved.
> I've pulled out the SD Card but I don't know what to do with it. I've
> tried copying uboot to a partition but I don't know what to do with
> rootfs, which one to use, where to put it, and so on.

Whoa, how did that happen? :)

> Everything seemed to be working until we tried to copy the software
> from the flash drive to the router. I think the JTAG connection fell
> out (because it's a lousy connection) and there went the whole
> enchilada, as they say.

Does the JTAG/UART show anything at boot now? In theory, unless you
reflashed uboot, I'm not sure how you could brick it by copying data to
the device?

> Has anyone set one of these up successfully? And, if so, could I ask your help?

Yeah, I've got a few set up. What happens when you boot the device? Do
you get uboot on the serial port?

All the best,

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