Nuclues plus bricked

Roon forced an update of my nucleus plus and its now bricked. Anyone else run into this issue?


I have Roon but not Nucleus. I find that making my own server and streamer out of Linux compatible mini computers has been very cost effective and I’ve never had this sort of failure after an upgrade.

Of course, there are other challenges, like keeping the OS up to date, and I’ve had to reboot my streamer a few times to get it to handshake with my DAC, but having 100% control over the hardware and the OS makes me feel less anxious and has saved me a lot of money. I know that my technical background serves me well here and that many may not be able to do the same, but if you are at all technically curious I do encourage this approach.

Newest update locked up my nucleus +. Unplugged it for  30 minutes and it then finished the update. All fine now.


Only trouble I’ve had with it.

When Roon works its great, when it does an update and gets hung up for an hour regardless of you rebooting, resetting network and all the other "tips" Roon suggests its infuriating. It never seems to be totally stable- I've had it for three years and want to pull my hair out with it about 4-6 times a year- every year. Their technical support and forums are also relatively unhelpful and blame everything on your network, never on their systems.

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