problem booting to NOR?

Steve Leung sjleung at
Wed Jul 23 19:21:11 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 09:44:57AM -0700, Mike Montour wrote:

> You could ask if there's anyone living near you who could lend you a 
> debug board or do the flashing for you. If not, wait for an official 
> Openmoko statement of how to repair/replace your phone.

Yeah, the nearest one I've found so far is 150km away.  I'll keep 

> A Freerunner without a working NOR flash is basically the same as a 
> Neo1973. It's safe to flash a new kernel or rootfs partition; the risk 
> of bricking the device is only if you update u-boot itself.

Ah, that's good.  Since the wiki consistently mentions NOR flash, it's 
not immediatly obvious that this is possible.


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