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How to unbrick a TP-Link TL-WA860RE v1

17/09/2018 juliogonzalez 0

Short story: a member of my family got a refurbished TP-Link repeater TL-WA860RE v1 from Amazon a while ago . He tried to configure it but could not, so just stored it in the box until last month, I came to his home and asked him about the repeater (at that point warranty was already expired).

As he told me he was not able to make it work, I gave it a try: The repeater was able to provide an IP address with DHCP to any computer connected to the Ethernet port, but status LED was always yellow, the WebUI was not available, and of course there was no way of configuring it (no telnet, no SSH, nothing).

In the end I discovered that the previous owner failed to flash a firmware on the device, so I saw a lot of errors regarding USB subsystem, kernel modules and even Squash Filesystem: (more…)

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Evaluación de mi cámara Canon IXUS 130 HS

25/08/2011 juliogonzalez 0

Como alguno ya sabéis, hace meses jubilé mi vieja cámara Pentax de 3.1MP y di el salto a una Canon IXUS 115 HS de 12,1MP. Sigo en el mundo de las compactas porque, honestamente, la mayor parte de las veces lo que quiero es hacer una fotografía sin pensarlo demasiado, y no tener que cargar con el peso de una reflex (a pesar de que, como es lógico, reconozco les reconozco mayor potencial).

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