Hacked:Optware

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Optware on the Asus O!Play

Local System

Asus O!Play (1.21P custom / partition)

Vista Home (PC)
Vista Ultimate (Laptop)
Buffalo GHS125 (DD-WRT)

Enable Telnet

wget: Unknown Host

writeUserMessage "IMPORTANT: IF YOU'RE USING A HUB,"

writeUserMessage "WARNING:"

Step 1: Mount / with Read & Write permissions

Step 2: Creating a symbolic link to optware's root directory ('/opt' to '/tmp/usbmounts/sda1')…

Step 3: Unmounting USB system disk..

Step 4: Formatting USB drive with Linux file system (ext3)…

Step 5: Mounting the formatted USB drive in optware directory (/opt)…

Step 6: Creating temporary directory for optware installation (/opt/tmp)…

Step 7: Downloading (wget) optware's install packages…

Step 8: Extracting optware's installer…

Step 9: Installing optware…(uclibc)

Step 10: Installing optware…(ipkg)

Step 11: Cleaning optware's installation temporary files…

Step 12: Updating optware to the latest version…

Step 12a: Installing Nano editor…

Further Steps

  • Configuring startup script for optware applications (/usr/local/etc/rcS)…
  • Writing startup script for optware applications (/opt/startup)…
  • Adding optware applications to PATH, to facilitate command-line usage (/opt/bin)…

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