q3a35 problem

John Watlington wad at laptop.org
Thu Mar 11 23:05:23 EST 2010

On Mar 11, 2010, at 1:13 PM, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:

>>> XO-1.5 B2 (unmodified hardware).  At ok prompt did 'flash u: 
>>> \q3a35.rom';
>>> after restart did 'fs-update u:\os112.zd'.  That failed (with a  
>>> message
>>> about only 1 block being written).
>> I've tested q3a35.rom with fs-update several times, with no problems.
> Then it might be something peculiar about the hardware I'm using --  
> this
> is the second time I've experienced this problem -- fs-update did not
> work for me with q3a33l, but did work with q3a33o.

You are correct, in that I don't know that it has been tested on a B2.

>> You have to ensure that the firmware reflash actually occurred  
>> properly
>> before continuing.
> ...
> I believe the above actions are the "normal" ones to perform a  
> firmware
> reflash.  When you say "you have to ensure" -- what more do you expect
> from the user ?

Yep.  If the firmware update wasn't happenin (say, due to no DC  
input), it
would explain several of your symptoms.


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