[Testing] 11.3.0 release candidate 3 (build 882) released

rihoward1 at gmail.com rihoward1 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 22 01:21:20 EDT 2011

On Oct 21, 2011, at 11:53 AM, Daniel Drake wrote:

> XO-1 users: we have identified a bug in the firmware releases shipped
> during 11.3.0 development and in earlier 11.3.0 release candidates.
> Affected versions are Q2E46 and Q2E47. You can check which version you
> are running in the Sugar 'Settings' dialog.
> Unfortunately, a bug in the firmware update code means that these
> firmware versions will not automatically upgrade to newer versions. We
> have fixed this in Q2E48 (included in 11.3.0 build 882 onwards), but
> existing users of Q2E46 and Q2E47 will need to update manually. Sorry
> about that. The procedure is outlined here:
> http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11336#comment:8
> Ask for help on these lists if needed.
> Users of 11.2.0 and previous (who will be running older firmware
> releases such as Q2E45) are not affected, and XO-1.5 and XO-1.75 users
> are similarly unaffected.

If I download the file from http://dev.laptop.org/pub/firmware/q2e48/q2e48.rom
and on an unlocked XO1 use the OFW command 
flash u:\q2e48.rom

I get :

Reading u:\q2e48.rom
Image file is the wrong length

By the way the file size is 1,048,576 bytes

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