How to disabled xo security without developers key

Jerry Vonau jvonau at
Thu Sep 15 14:28:51 EDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-09-15 at 21:50 +0530, ganesh gajre wrote:
> Hello,
> I am deploying more than 30 XO-1 in a village where I don't have
> Internet facility.  I have to update the firmware of all the XO.
> Currently all XO-1 has q2e41  firmware version, which has to be
> updated to q2e46. 
The last official release for the X0-1 was os860, has q2e45 signed as
part of the OS image and will be installed on first boot without
flashing via the OK prompt. q2e46 or later is used by the 11.3 testing
series but is not signed, once the build goes official the firmware will
be signed. 

> Till q2e41 usually we don't need OK prompt, because it was providing
> file. 
> In next versions of q2e4 series they don't provide file,
> only ".rom" <firmware.rom> file. Without OK prompt we are not able to
> apply
> commands to run firmware update, because it needs developers key to
> unlock or make XO unsecured mode.
> Can anyone tell me how to get OK prompt without developers key??
> -- 
> Ganesh (Dragger)
> Be a FOSSERS, use GNU/Linux


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