Q4B08.rom works in debricking too 1.75 B1

Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 12:47:14 EDT 2011


FWIW, I debricked my XO1.75 with Q4B06 as well.

cjl

On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 3:17 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 02, 2011 at 11:39:47PM -0700, Cherry Withers wrote:
>>> I don't know if this was verified already or not, but it seems to work
>>> so far.
>>
>> Thanks, you've been brave.  The worst outcome would have been a brick.
>
> Why would this be risky? Developers who receive a B1 as shipped from
> factory (bricked) are being advised to upgrade to Q4B06 in the wiki,
> but I'll happily substitute that for the latest released OFW.
>
>> so I really don't recommend testing a
>> new version unless you have the electronics equipment available for
>> reprogramming of the SPI FLASH chip.
>
> That's bogus -- we are asking *all* recipients of B1 units to test
> with the latest version of OFW as it is released. If you brick your
> unit doing so, help us debug the situation, and don't worry about the
> hw. If you cannot unbrick it, I'll gladly send another one.
>
> cheers,
>
>
>
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