kim at laptop.org
Fri Sep 7 18:15:39 EDT 2007
I just went through this process myself last night.
The first time I did a save-nand it took many minutes. Unfortunately I had
to do it again since I missed a few things. The second time it took many
hours. It did complete (which surprised me).
The next step, which is new since 406, is that you also have to create a
Scroll to the bottom of this page:
I had to get someone to build the crc for me since I didn't have a build
environment. I tried to upload the crcimg program that runs on a linux
machine, but I had some issues with the wiki upload. I had to give it an
extension. If you have access to a linux machine you may be able to create
your own crc file with this: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Image:Crcimg.sh
Tell me if it works and we can add the link directly to wiki page. If
someone creates a version that can run on a mac or on windows it would be
great to upload them here so those of us without build environments could
create crc files for custom images
On 9/7/07, Juliano Bittencourt <juliano at lec.ufrgs.br> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm having problems using the save-nand OFW command to created a
> customized version of the OS. In the near past I used this command
> several times for this purpose, but now, it seems not working anymore.
> There are several symptoms:
> 1. When I try to create the image file with the command 'save-nand
> disk:\nand.os', the laptop starts working but the entire process takes
> serveral hours to complete (about 5 hours)
> 2. Even when the process completes successfully, eventually the
> result is a 0 bites file;
> 3. When the process is completed and the resulting file has about
> 230mb, the problem is when I try to copy this file to a new laptop. The
> copy-nand command throws and error message : "Image file size is not a
> multiple of the NAND erase block size".
> I repeated the process serveral times, on B2 and B3 machines with
> firmware q2c23. Am I missing something or is this actually a bug?
> Juliano Bittencourt
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