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Mk V doesn't respond to unbricking instructions. Any ideas?


Phaedrus
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Morning All -

I've been searching the forum for some guidance, but nothing's worked so far. I hope this is the place for this request.

I've been running the MkV for a few months - no issues. Then it had a power failure during a firmware upgrade (laptop plugged in - no battery - small child - sigh) and the MkV looks bricked.

Attempt 1: Read the unbrick instructions, grabbed firmware bin, rebooted (UUUUD) - solid green, solid red, no B or A

Gave laptop static ip 192.168.1.2, can't connect via ethernet, no wifi access

Attempt 2: Tried reboot and reset (UDDUU) - solid green, flashing RBG - no ethernet connection, no wifi access

Am I missing something obvious? Running Mint 17-64

Any help would be great. Thanks in advance!

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did you try Recovery Web Interface to "unbrick" it (DIP setting 11110)? don forget to follow the inst4ructions and the factory-1.2.0.bin file

Thanks for the reply!

I did download that firmware and try the 11110 (UUUUD) boot option, but I get solid amber, green and red now.

When I connect by ethernet to the laptop, it says "connecting" but never actually connects. In the browser, it says "Google Chrome could not connect to 192.168.1.1"

Phaedrus

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Have you manually set you laptop IP Address ? (192.168.1.2). Static LEDs are correct in Recovery mode (though I forget which one;s).

Yes, my laptop is set to 192.168.1.2. Just to see, I rebooted the laptop in recovery mode (11110) without unplugging the pineapple.

Still no ethernet connection, but all of the lights are on and solid. Curiouser and curiouser...

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Does windows report the network cable as "unplugged" ? As if nothing is connected at all.

If so, this sounds very similar to an issue that I had with my first Pineapple Mk V - I got a replacement.

If not, can you at least "ping" 192.168.1.1 ?

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