HELP! Phone NAND u-boot borked and phone won't charge.
malane at purdue.edu
Mon Oct 6 21:10:49 CEST 2008
Thanks a bunch. I've already played around with the environment using
cu in NAND u-boot. I'll hop on IRC and see what I can do. Thanks again.
> Matthew Lane wrote:
>> Does anyone know why my NAND is borked, and how I can fix it?
>> Reflashing it from NOR isn't working, as the latest gta02v5 and up
>> u-boot only gives the "boot" option and gives me a mtdparts error.
> If I understood you correctly, you are experiencing the same problem as I was a
> few weeks ago. I think the problem is that the NAND configuration (that is, the
> configuration for the menu items in the NAND menu) is stored on a seperate
> partition from the uboot, so reflashing won't change it (actually, this is
> probably a good thing, because that way you don't have to rebuild your custom
> boot menu everytime you update your uboot).
> I fixed that by asking someone in the irc-channel to kindly send me a backup of
> his u-boot_env partition and flashing it on my freerunner. And then, you could
> also just boot into nand and reconstruct the boot menu manually (see
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/U-boot#Bootloader_prompt for details)
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