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Lacie 5big Network v2

This page is relevant for the LaCie NAS 5Big Network v2. It is the direct successor of the 5big_network (orion-based).


  • CPU ARM926EJ-S (ARMv5TE) 1200MHz
  • SoC Kirkwood 88F6281_A1
  • SDRAM memory 512MB, DDR2 400MHz
  • SPI flash, NOR 512KB (MACRONIX MX25L4005CMI-12G)
  • 2 x Ethernet Gigabit port (PHY MARVELL 88E1116R)
  • 2 USB2 connector host
  • 5 SATA port : 1 SATA port multiplier x2 (JMicron JMB350 revA or revB) and 1 SATA port multiplier x3
  • 2 eSATA connectors
  • I2C EEPROM, 512 bytes (24C04 type)
  • 1 bi-color (blue and red) front LED
  • 2 bi-color (blue and red) disk LEDs with CPLD SATA activity blink
  • Front push button
  • Rear power switch
  • Serial: undocumented TTL serial interface (3.3V)

5Big Network v2 front 5Big Network v2 back


U-Boot mainline support is in progress.


The boards are fully supported mainline. For more informations, see our Linux for Kirkwood page.


It is also possible to install Debian, look here.

LaCie System

For more informations about the LaCie stock system, look here.

5big_network_2.txt · Last modified: 2013/07/07 17:12 by starox