Flashing Om2008.8 rootfs under Windows is *LONG*
denis.johnson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 07:57:53 CEST 2008
FWIW, I have a laptop with 2gig ram and the host if Windows XP. I know I
know, but for work that's what I need. So I use the free
http://virtualbox.org and run a virtualized Ubuntu on my Windows XP SP3 box,
but I'm sure it is fine in Vista also. That way one does not have to
shutdown one or the other. However to be honest I have not yet bothered to
setup usb connect to my FR this way (just lazy) as it so happens to be
actually easier to plug it into one of my other machines on my home network
which runs ubuntu natively and I just ssh across to the other machine that
On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 7:57 AM, Vinc Duran <uberpfloyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Abdelrazak Younes <younes at lyx.org> wrote:
>> > 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).
> 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.
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