Flashing Om2008.8 rootfs under Windows is *LONG*

nickd blumph at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 07:05:57 CEST 2008

Try virtualbox. I don't think VMware server has native usb support. 
VirtualBox however supports any USB device AFAIK


Vinc Duran wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Abdelrazak Younes <younes at lyx.org 
> <mailto:younes at lyx.org>> wrote:
> <snip>
>     > You haven't even tried backing it up. Try and see how long
>     *that* takes.
>     > They say it is much, much better with the Linux port of DFU-util (or
>     > rather, something is very very wrong with the Windows port).
>     <snip>
> I use Vista on my day-to-day working computer. With the FreeRunner 
> it's faster to boot to an Ubuntu live CD and work on the FreeRunner 
> and reboot in Vista for my regular work. I can flash the device a 
> couple of times and experiment with QTopia and OM 2008.8 in the time 
> is would take me to just flash the rootfs for either of those. I think 
> the dfu for windows would benefit from some work. I tried running 
> Ubunto in a VMWare virtual machine but couldn't get a good connection 
> to the FreeRunner.
> V
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