Please update to build 139

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Wed Jan 24 20:13:23 EST 2007


On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 15:06 -1000, Mitch Bradley wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 19:12 -0200, Gian Carlo Salvati wrote:
> >   
> >> Dear Jim Gettys,
> >>
> >> Not worked for me, I have ATest Board and the LinuxBios on ROM (not on 
> >> SPI). I installed the Autoupdater on a USB pen drive and boot on USB.
> >> The pen drive is readed, then the screen shutoff, then the Linux on NAND 
> >> is loaded.
> >>
> >> What shoud I do?
> >>     
> >
> > Likely you'll need to flash OFW manually.  You definitely need to update
> > from LinuxBIOS to OpenFirmware.  We know that works because we tested it
> > yesterday on an A-test :)  The instructions are likely buried somewhere
> > in the wiki and I'll leave it to Richard Smith or Mitch Bradley to
> > follow up on that...
> >
> > But the autoupdater stuff will only work when you have OpenFirmware, not
> > LinuxBIOS.
> >   
> Actually, the autoupdater is supposed to work with LinuxBIOS too.  But 
> you have to know how to make LinuxBIOS boot from a USB key.  The way to 
> do that is to type the ESC key when you see the progress bar.  That will 
> get you to a graphical menu.  Use the arrow keys to select the picture 
> of a USB key, and it should boot the updater from the USB key.
> 
> The USB key will have to be formatted with an ext2 filesystem.  
> LinuxBIOS does not include FAT support.

Ah right; hence the bzImage.

Dan

> > Dan
> >
> >   
> >>
> >> Jim Gettys escreveu:
> >>     
> >>> This is a release candidate for BTest-2; we'd like to have every one us
> >>> it as soon as possible to uncover any problems before the build occurs.
> >>>
> >>> See:
> >>> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Autoreinstallation_image
> >>>
> >>> Note that the new camera application is there and should be working
> >>> properly, and that many, many bugs have been fixed.
> >>>
> >>> Thank you all for your help
> >>>                                Best Regards,
> >>>                                       - Jim Gettys
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>   
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