[support-gang] reflashing an XO-1

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Sun Oct 23 20:08:03 EDT 2011

On Sun, Oct 23, 2011 at 07:02:10PM -0500, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
> Mitch wrote on 10/11
> >This weekend I discovered a race condition in the OFW USB driver
> >that might  possibly be related to the problem you report.
> > http://dev.laptop.org/~wmb/q2e46a.rom has a fix for the problem I found.
> My "weakest" XO-1 runs 'copy-nand' to completion with this rom,
> whereas from other roms it very often gets "file read errors" (on
> the file on that same USB stick) while performing 'copy-nand'.
> I've now adopted the procedure with that "weakest" XO-1 to first
> flash q2e46a.rom; then use it to install whatever the new os__.img
> is;  then flash that XO-1 to another rom if I want to boot with that
> other rom.

That's good news.  Once 11.3.0 is released, I'd like to get this into an
XO-1 OpenFirmware release, so it can be tested for the following
release.  (q2e48 avoided this fix so as to be conservative.)

James Cameron

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