[Olpc-open] debxo 0.2 release
dilinger at queued.net
Sat Oct 25 08:51:15 EDT 2008
It's buried in the text below, in the NAND installation section.
On Sat, 25 Oct 2008 03:21:19 -0400
John Watlington <wad at laptop.org> wrote:
> Looks like an Open Firmware regression.
> This works if I use laptop firmware q2e14 instead of q2e18.
> Thanks !
> On Oct 25, 2008, at 3:14 AM, John Watlington wrote:
> > Trying to installing either the gnome or awesome JFFS2 versions from
> > an SD card formatted as ext2.
> > Using laptop firmware q2e18, on two different machines, this fails
> > with:
> > <....>:75: error writing to NAND Flash
> > after writing 40 blocks.
> That should be 0x40, not 40 decimal.
> > What is going on ?
> > wad
> > On Oct 24, 2008, at 11:55 PM, Andres Salomon wrote:
> >> update-nand sd:\debxo-$DESKTOP.jffs2.img
> >> (depending upon whether you downloaded to an SD or USB disk). If
> >> your
> >> SD or USB device is using a windows filesystem, you can figure
> >> out the
> >> name of the image by running
> >> dir disk:\
> >> If update-nand spits out any errors, make sure you're running an
> >> appropriately up-to-date version of OFW. The q2d* series do not
> >> support update-nand, and versions q2e18 and q2e19 are known to be
> >> buggy
> >> with partitions. Firmware and instructions for upgrading
> >> can be found here:
> >> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Firmware
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