opkg upgrade freezes my FR

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 21:26:40 CEST 2008

today opkg upgrade bricks your ASU
I also had it happen (two times)
just reflash your phone with recent kernel 0728, rootfs 0722 and don't
opkg upgrade

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 9:31 PM, Michel <michel at xternal.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
> First, nice to have an openmoko Freerunner in my hands (for a few weeks
> now) trying out some things. Thing is, I wanted to test the latest
> updates to work with the GPS and SD card.
> After an "opkg upgrade" my phone reboots and stays in the openmoko
> splash screen. Booting with power+aux and booting I get an "Bad magic
> number" message. Booting with aux+power (NOR) I can't boot because
> something is missing (sorry, my phone is working now and I forgot the
> message, but let's say it didn;t boot :) ).
> I flashed the FR with dfu-util to
> "Openmoko-Freerunner-20080424-om-gta02.rootfsjffs2" and
> "uImage-2.6.24+git20080424-om-gta02.bin" and it works again. Doing
> another "opkg update" + "opkg upgrade" again restults in my phone
> staying at the openmoko splash screen and I had to flash it again.
> Is there another way of upgrading or is something wrong with the kernel
> package at the moment? Should I be trying another FR image for the
> corrected GPS?
> Or am I doing something wrong?
> Thnx in advance,
> Michel
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