Upgrading on Qtopia
malane at purdue.edu
Fri Aug 8 23:13:41 CEST 2008
Lorn Potter wrote:
> Matthew Lane wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I've read that opkg can't upgrade qtopia, but it should be able to
>> upgrade my kernel, correct?
> Thats correct, Qtopia's 4.3 build system does not make a complete ipkg
> for easy upgrade. This will change in 4.4
>> Well, when I do opkg update, opkg upgrade my phone will spend about
>> 20-30 minutes updating everything (from the latest qtopia image on
>> trolltech's website) and I need a lot of those packages (such as
>> libc++6) for running other scripts on qtopia. Anyways, after upgrading,
>> I restart my phone and it freezes on the blank black screen with a
>> cursor in the upper left corner. The phone won't ever boot! So I have
>> to reflash the lastest image I just tried to upgrade. I've attempted
>> this twice, and I can't upgrade my phone!
> There is a new image at qtopia.net. This new one _should_ be able to
> upgrade the system.
> As well, there is a qtopia binary only tarball which has a script to
> update just qtopia in case you don't want to backup your settings.
Awesome, thanks for the response.
More information about the community