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Well, now a got a mail to wrong email-address. And the confirmation form doesn´t work. Can't fill in Country and if I press send I get a 404....
i miss ozymandias' comments.
So here is one comment way back by:
ozymandias (ZionEyez,CGC Scam victim) on May 28
Here is part of an official reply I just got from Lima:
" We just don't have enough time to reply to bastards like you. We prefer to spend our time improving our product, instead replying to trolls and liars like you. "
So they accused a backer/customer of being a liar (despite having no evidence of that), *AND* called me a bastard. That's even better than Severin calling us 'small people'...
Hi, I didn't receive an email about my Lima shipping. Can you let me know when it will be sent out?
Another rip-off project from KickStarter.
Not only are they still in beta test over a year and 10 months after schedule but
Lima has put in software requirements and will not support all devices.
The claim was no matter your device we would share storage.
How many besides me bought this because they had older devices that could not be upgraded - it was a dream come true.
Not almost 2 years behind schedule I cannot use this with my Macs because unspecified software requirements were put in place after the campaign closed.
This is the worst managed product I have had the displeasure of investing in on KickStart.
@Karthik: We just need you to confirm your address and we’ll ship yours right away! I just sent you an email to do that: did you get it?
@Casey Severin sent it today and I sincerely don't see how you could have found his email scornful as you seem to be implying.
@Henrik: Just sent you back the email. Did you get it this time?
@Mattias We’ve actually shipped already: I just need you to confirm your address to receive yours. I just sent you back an email so that you can confirm it (it’s your email@example.com address)
@Bruno: Thanks for the heads up :)
@Marius Very cool, thanks!
@David Thanks for the heads up!
@Adam: Your Lima was stuck in the warehouse for some reasons. Our team is on it, it should be able to elave tomorrow.
My last post need clarity, its the FCC and the CE certs that are posted over in the G+ communities. Severin so graciously threw them at me almost a week since I contacted him. Just another Bastard Backer it seems in this case. No promptness when we ask questions, almost weeks out just for simple answers, and half the time run around.
I hope all of you who are un-happy are also commenting on the Amazon Product page so that future buyers are aware of the issues.
I posted the images of PDF over at the LIMA communities on G+:
Casey, perhaps the FCC could help..... ;-)
I am waiting! You are taking pre orders, when will me "beta" arrive?
@CGC you said you'll get back with me, so 4 days later, where's the verification regarding the legality of the this product? FCC numbers ETC?
And still no email to confirm my address and no device....
@Mattias, its faster if you order it on Amazon.
When Will you ship?????
I received my Lima and just installed it today, and it all works nicely, very impressed by the beautiful interface and colours, very professional. everything seems to work fine apart from the smartphone install: I didn't receive the sms so I had to download manually. Is it because I am far away in New Zealand? Please swear to me that I am the first kiwi user !!!!!!!
Good luck for the future guys and very well done, it was worth the year delay.
There is a 33% coupon on the Amazon site. Perhaps $149 is an ambitious price for an alpha product with a 5 year old hardware spec.
i just purchased a WD My Passport 2TB for my Lima, formatted it to HFS+ and when i plug it in to set it up it comes up as a foreign drive and asks me to plug in the drive used to set up my lima when this is the first drive I've plugged into it
The default FS appears to be NTFS
Once I formatted a thumbdrive as NTFS I was able to mount it I am tarring off the overlay onto the thumbdrive
I was unable to use a 320GB spinning drive - maybe it needs more power than the Lima provides
a junior developer error denis :)
I suggest you build in a directory without your name as is done by more experienced developers.
It appears the 'beacon' is their service:
strings on beacon got a lot... what makes me feel this is their 'stuff':
could not read eth0 IPv4...
error while reading '/etc/lima/sn': %d
could not open '/etc/lima/sn': %d
cannot create datagram socket: %d.
cannot set socket broadcast: %d.
cannot broadcast data (buffer size: %u): %d
error closing broadcast socket: %d.
fork() failed: %d
mount -t jffs2 /dev/mtdblock1 /overlay
gets you the overlay partition
root@OpenWrt:/# uname -a
Linux OpenWrt 22.214.171.124 #1 Wed Feb 5 15:39:35 CET 2014 i486 GNU/Linux
root@OpenWrt:/# ps -elf
PID USER VSZ STAT COMMAND
1 root 988 S init
5 root 0 SW [kworker/u:0]
6 root 0 SW< [khelper]
7 root 0 SW [kworker/u:1]
25 root 0 SW [sync_supers]
27 root 0 SW [bdi-default]
29 root 0 SW< [kblockd]
62 root 0 SW [kswapd0]
115 root 0 SW [mtdblock0]
120 root 0 SW [mtdblock1]
125 root 0 SW [mtdblock2]
133 root 0 SW [kworker/0:1]
276 root 0 SW [flush-mtd-unmap]
278 root 0 SWN [jffs2_gcd_mtd1]
299 root 0 SW [khubd]
313 root 1012 S /bin/sh /etc/init.d/rcS S boot
314 root 984 S /bin/ash --login
316 root 980 S logger -s -p 6 -t sysinit
328 root 992 S syslogd -C16
330 root 972 S klogd
344 root 576 S /sbin/hotplug2 --override --persistent --set-worker
416 root 984 S udhcpc -t 0 -i eth0 -H Lima -b -p /var/run/dhcp-eth0
474 root 984 S /sbin/watchdog -t 5 /dev/watchdog
513 root 632 S beacon
519 root 624 S beacon
522 root 996 S crond -c /etc/crontabs -l 5
533 root 780 S /usr/sbin/dropbear -P /var/run/dropbear.1.pid -s -p
535 root 2160 S fwupdater
540 root 976 S telnetd -l /bin/login.sh
574 root 980 R ps -elf
A quick look it appears that
This is the unpopulated set of through-hole pads on the daughter card near the RJ45 end of the card.
With jtagulator connected
0 - 10
1 - 9
2 - 8
GND - 7
Data: 0xf5../bin/ash: [ 30 78 66 35 0D 0A 2F 62 69 6E 2F 61 73 68 3A 20 ]
So I think we may have a serial console.
@Steve Hunter: A RasPi does not easliy travel in my pocket. Even in a case (to protect the device from ESD and other damage) it is at least 2x the volume of the Wanser device. The WiFi Shield is a great example of a reasonably well put together RasPi package (and it is secure by design). So suggesting use of a RasPi in place of what I backed (which differs from what I received) is appears to be like suggesting use of a 1967 caddy in place of a vespa.
Will this thing do anything useful (with existing firmware) without corrupting a perfectly safe/working computer with an app that has not had security reviews or is it essentially a brick without defiling a phone/tablet/computer?
@Steve Hunter: Thanks for the teardown and openwrt info. Should CGC have started honest and kept to honesty then what I' have in my hands would be what I backed rather than this debacle. Honest, clear, transparent, and correct communication failed with CGC. Their continuation along the path toward misinformation and misrepresentation escalated. Yes, sometimes an ernest representation of the truth can appear rude.
I installed my Lima device today and it works like a charm. Some minor issues installing it on my Android phone, but that is due to the fact that the app is still not official. Overall I'm very happy with it.
Got mine a few days ago and after figuring out how to plug it in I was up and running on my iMac (both Mac OSX and and Virtual Windows 8.1), iPhone 5 and Nexus 7 tablet. So far my Lima Pioneer just works. I have a 1TB HFS+ USB-connected drive --- David
I'm still waiting for mine?
> I mean “Desktop” “Downloads” “Pictures” “Music” “Documents”.
I assume that means you're monitoring the %USERPROFILE% directory on a Windows system.
@Jose I’ve just sent you the email again to confirm your address. Did you get it this time?
@Casey I will check into this and come back to you.
@Corey I’m sorry to hear that and I hope we’ll be able to change your mind in the future.
@BrianS I mean “Desktop” “Downloads” “Pictures” “Music” “Documents”.
Hi! I don't remember receiving any email to confirm my adress, etc. nor I've received my device. Can someone confim it's ok and drop me a line? Thank you!!
@CGC I asked for FCC authentication numbers, as well as the other certifications you have received, nothing, not a word from Severin either. I would enjoy your assistance as to see if your device is legal in the states before I continue to operate this device upon my network. Legality is key. Proof is Legality is a must.
My lima was arrived. I am going to try it now.
I suspect KC is happy to still keep coming to this forum as a help to those of us that have been bamboozled and didn't go through the hassle required to get our money back. I, for one, am happy to have his input.
I also asked for a refund ages ago and was denied, even though my points were valid. My money wasn't used to make what was promised. I think it's self evident that this is only one set of several problems, which include transparency and horrid timelines, alpha software, etc. A solid percentage of the backers here are in 100% agreement with these frustrations. I, for one, would love to get what I was told I'd get.
To be told your files are safe as long as you have another backup. All I can say regarding that is "No crap, Sherlock". That was true prior to having a device that has been shown innumerable times to either fry the drive or discombobulate the data. I'm literally safer NOT using the device. This is not something I ever have to worry about with Dropbox, nor any of the other cloud solutions I've seen.
@Creator - What is on your roadmap is not backup. Q.E.D
When you say "that all your files will be synced automatically," what exactly do you mean by all?
Everything on the hard drive of a computer, or just the user /home (aka My Documents)?
@Steve Thanks for your comments and sorry for the unjustified suspicion you’re getting from some other backers. Unification indeed means that there will no longer be a Lima drive and that all your files will be synced automatically.
@KC I don’t know where you’ve read that the back-up plan is no longer on our roadmap. This isn’t true. The back-up plan is one of our highest priorities and will arrive in one of the next releases (not 0.11 though). Not that it will change anything for you though, as you refused to receive a Lima device and have been issued a refund. But we know you can’t live without us, can you? :)
@Michel It looks like you’ve just confirmed your address, so you should receive your Lima device early next week. Everything looks fine on our side, but if you haven’t received it by the end of next week, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org !