13.1.0 development build 12 released
quozl at laptop.org
Fri Nov 16 19:29:14 EST 2012
You won't have seen an Open Firmware upgrade for two possible reasons:
1. automatic upgrades were turned off, even though the function is
normally turned on, reason being preservation of the XO-4 A2
2. Q7B01 may have had a problem with automatic upgrade that has since
On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 11:19:20AM +1100, forster at ozonline.com.au wrote:
> Can you please fix my edit to the wiki
> I am totally confused, all I know is that all my olpc-updates have been with 2 power sources and I don't remember ever seeing it do a OFW upgrade
> > Not exactly wrong, but incomplete.
> > olpc-update will potentially change /bootpart/boot/bootfw*.zip and as
> > a consequence Open Firmware or olpc.fth may reflash to a later version
> > of Open Firmware.
> > I think you might change your wording on the Wiki page.
> > There's also more than one firmware. There's Open Firmware, the
> > touchscreen firmware, the embedded controller firmware, and the
> > wireless firmware. ;-}
> > On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 11:11:06AM +1100, forster at ozonline.com.au wrote:
> > > So am I right in saying that olpc-update does not update OFW or is this the result of some temporary disabling?
> > >
> > > I edited http://wiki.laptop.org/go/13.1.0#Online_upgrade with a note that may not be correct.
> > >
> > > > As I understand it, the auto-firmware reflash process was temporarily
> > > > disabled to avoid an issue with XO-4 A2 prototypes.
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