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Hello!

So, today I recieved my Wifi Pineapple MK V. However... I've run into a rather large problem that I cannot fix.

Like the quickstart sheet told me to, I inserted the SD card, plugged in power, and left it for 5 minutes (It was actually a lot longer than 5 minutes as I had a quick shower and made myself some food).

I came back, expecting it to be fine, and to my dismay, it simply was not working. I could not connect to it, even after configuring my network adapter manually.

The lights were flashing in this following way:

GREEN ON when powered (stayed on)

ALL LIGHTS ON for a second

ALL LIGHTS OFF EXCEPT RED

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RED ON

BLUE ON

BLUE OFF

DELAY

RED OFF

DELAY

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I've read about the light codes, and yes, I know what they mean.

SOLID RED = Checksum mismatch

SOLID BLUE = Flashing

SOLID GREEN = Powered

- I have not seen the amber light at all, except during the reflashing process -

And it would just keep repeating the part inside the "----"'s over and over.

So I thought, damn, looks like the firmware files are corrupted. Hmm, time to re-format and grab them from the website.

And I did that. I also re-flashed the Wifi Pineapple with the stager as a precaution.

I inserted the SD card, crossed my fingers, and waited. It was exactly the same as before.

So, I thought: damn, must be a bad SD card. Used an 8GB one as well, and re-flashed the pineapple. Same.

Maybe the power supply was dead-on-arrival? Nope, same with another with the exact same spec.

I'm lost, and I need some help.

Thanks!

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Yes, and I've tried manual flashing a thousand times and to the letter.

People in the IRC debugged with me, and I could basically get a shell for about 10 seconds before this happens:

[   31.420000] ath: phy0: Unable to reset channel, reset status -5

Where it would keep echoing this line with the time and keep going for a while before resetting itself or until I cycled the power.

After a spark of genius, I placed the upgrade files onto a USB and executed the following command before the system died:

cp /usb/upgrade.bin /tmp/upgrade.bin && sysupgrade -n -v /tmp/upgrade.bin

http://pastebin.com/LFetmtdu

This pastebin contains everything afterwards.

I actually got the

BusyBox v1.19.4 (2013-11-02 04:00:17 CET) built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
  _______                     ________        __                          \
 |       |.-----.-----.-----.|  |  |  |.----.|  |_                      \  \
 |   -   ||  _  |  -__|     ||  |  |  ||   _||   _|                   \  \  \
 |_______||   __|_____|__|__||________||__|  |____|   <,  .v ,  // ) ) )  )  )
          |__| W I R E L E S S   F R E E D O M         \\; \// //     /  /  /
 ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT          (MK5 Ver. VERSION) ---------- ;\\|||//;       /  /
  * 1/4 oz Vodka      Pour all ingredients into mixing ,'<\/><\/`         /
  * 1/4 oz Gin        tin with ice, strain into glass.,.`X/\><\\>`
  * 1/4 oz Amaretto                                   ;>/>><\\><\/`
  * 1/4 oz Triple sec                                 |<\\>>X/<>/\|
  * 1/4 oz Peach schnapps                             `<\/><\/><\\;
  * 1/4 oz Sour mix                                    '/\<>/\<>/'
  * 1 splash Cranberry juice                             `<\/><;`
 -----------------------------------------------------WiFi_Pineapple MKV
root@Pineapple:/# 

For a few seconds, as you saw, before everything died the exact same way :(

[   42.790000] ath: phy0: Unable to reset channel, reset status -5

Yep, it's dead! Help! :(

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