dfu_upload error -84 when trying to backup images

Vikas Saurabh vikas.saurabh at gmail.com
Sat Aug 16 18:06:43 CEST 2008

I dont think this is related to the architecture. I had faced similar
issue on core duo (i had put a comment on the wiki for the same). Btw,
i didnt have to flash the back up image so i dont know if it actually
worked out correctly.

On 8/16/08, xiangfu <xiangfu at openmoko.org> wrote:
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> some message no WIKI:
> 	 WARNING: Dfu-util is currently broken on big-endian architectures
> 	 WARNING: Do not flash U-Boot unless you are sure you need to
>          NOTE: Upload support is currently broken - #676
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Dfu-util
> shawnzier at gmail.com wrote:
>> I'm getting the following error when trying to backup rootfs:
>> dfu_upload error -84
>> I've been able to back up the other partitions, but the rootfs fails
>> every time at 258076672 Bytes. I think this is the size of the rootfs,
>> but how can I be sure?
>> I don't want to flash it with this image if there is missing data. I
>> also don't want to try to flash it with 2008.8 if I'm not sure that it
>> will complete. If it doesn't complete, will I be left with a brick until
>> I can get it to complete successfully, or does it not write until the
>> whole image is transferred?
>> The host is a Macbook Pro CoreDuo (not C2D) running Gentoo.
>> Has anybody had a similar experience?
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