Ferdinand Keil's

electronic notes

Jul 11, 2011

Shuttle FS51 v2.0 (SS51G) LAN problem

These days I swiped the Windows installation from a Shuttle XPC system and set it up with a clean install as I plan to give it away. While I was cleaning the mainboard from dust, I found the single SRAM module to be sitting in the slot DIMM1. On most …

Jun 30, 2011

How to Restore a locked up Seagate Dockstar

Recently I wanted to try my LCD extension for the Seagate Dockstar with the actual hardware, but had to realize that my unit was broken. A quick test with a serial cable revealed that the bootloader was not starting. For embedded systems that's usually the worst case scenario. The only …