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Old 11-14-2013, 12:06 PM   #1
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I dont know my distro

Hi all,
I have a camera system/DVR that Samsung made and it must have been their first as it has NO support. No firmware, drivers, half the time the don't recognize the model number.

Some of the information running on is is unusable such as email port is not editable and set SMTP at 25. I know if i find the files i can edit these.

I managed to connect via Telnet. Ill post below and see what you guys make of it.
Russells-MacBook-Pro-2:~ russell$ telnet
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.

Linux 2.4.21-rmk2-sm1-syl1 ( (pts/7)

SCCWEB login: root

 SYSTEM       : SCC21MUX
 VERSION      : 1.00
 MODEL        : 

-bash-2.05b# ver

 SYSTEM       : SCC21MUX
 VERSION      : 1.00
 MODEL        : 

-bash-2.05b# ls
-bash-2.05b# cd ..
-bash-2.05b# ls
bin          disk_slave   lib          root         usb_data
dev          etc          lost+found   samsung      usr
disk         home         opt          sbin         var
disk_master  leak.txt     proc         tmp          web
-bash-2.05b# pwd
-bash-2.05b# cat /etc/*-release
cat: /etc/*-release: No such file or directory
-bash-2.05b# lsb_release
-bash: lsb_release: command not found
-bash-2.05b# uname -0a
BusyBox v0.60.5 (2006.03.13-20:08+0000) multi-call binary

Usage: uname [OPTION]...

Print certain system information.  With no OPTION, same as -s.

	-a	print all information
	-m	the machine (hardware) type
	-n	print the machine's network node hostname
	-r	print the operating system release
	-s	print the operating system name
	-p	print the host processor type
	-v	print the operating system version

-bash-2.05b# uname -mrs
Linux 2.4.21-rmk2-sm1-syl1 armv4l
-bash-2.05b# env
EXINIT=set nu ai
-bash-2.05b# netstat
Active Internet connections (w/o servers)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address           Foreign Address         State      
tcp        0      0 SCCWEB:www              SCCWEB:4904             TIME_WAIT   
tcp        0      0 SCCWEB:www              SCCWEB:4905             TIME_WAIT   
tcp        0      0 SCCWEB:www              SCCWEB:4906             TIME_WAIT   
tcp        0      0 SCCWEB:www              SCCWEB:4907             TIME_WAIT   
tcp        0      0     ESTABLISHED 
tcp        0      0 SCCWEB:www              SCCWEB:4903             TIME_WAIT   
Active UNIX domain sockets (w/o servers)
Proto RefCnt Flags       Type       State         I-Node Path
I want to let everyone know im not as good at linux as the above may imply. I was at it for 3 hours to get this far and my goal is to setup a FTP server on this box to download (Backup) the machine before editing.
Old 11-14-2013, 01:33 PM   #2
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I am not sure what it is but this
" Linux 2.4.21"
is going to cause problems

the 2.4 kernel is not supported by any one anymore , not even

there is nothing for this os , nothing new anyway
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This is an embedded device and therefore not a typical x86 desktop distribution. Most utilities on embedded devices are limited versions like you would find on a regular desktop, do not have all of the options and may not be editable. Do not expect to be able to setup a regular FTP server. However, there might be some existing backup / file transfer tools already on the system.

Last edited by michaelk; 11-16-2013 at 06:17 AM.
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