Updating a B4 machine for the first time
otakuj462 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 16:24:18 EST 2007
Could you please post instructions? I think others would benefit (myself
On Dec 21, 2007 2:47 PM, Cesare Marilungo <cesare at poeticstudios.com> wrote:
> Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves wrote:
> > On 12/21/07, Cesare Marilungo <cesare at poeticstudios.com> wrote:
> >> The developer console says:
> >> OLPC Build: None.
> >> Firmware: None.
> > That IS strange.
> > The process of updating is easy, though.
> > 1) Get a USB key with 500mb of free space.
> > 2) Get the olpc-auto.zip (it's linked on the wiki) and extract it to the
> USB key
> > 3) You'll have a "boot" directory there now. Download the stable or
> > unstable image (also linked in the wiki). If you want the stable
> > right now it's version 653. You'll find a os653.img and os653.crc,
> > get both files inside the "boot" directory
> > 4) Plug the energy cord, turn off the laptop, insert USB key, turn on
> > 5) It's all automatic, but watch for warnings and that's it
> > -Ivo
> > P.S: I reckon the olpc-auto.zip has an older firmware image. That is
> > not a problem, but if you'll want to use the more recent one, you have
> > to throw it inside the "boot" folder AND delete the older .rom file
> > there.
> Thank you for your help, Ivo.
> I already solved everything. Mitch Bradley kindly guided me through the
> whole process on irc.
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