Flashing Om2008.8 rootfs under Windows is *LONG*

Abdelrazak Younes younes at lyx.org
Tue Sep 2 09:08:38 CEST 2008

Nishit Dave wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 8:55 AM, Andrew Chu
> <andrewchu at users.projects.openmoko.org
> <mailto:andrewchu at users.projects.openmoko.org>>
> wrote:
>     Thanks for the feedback that the dfu-util for Win32 is that much slower
>     on Vista. I wasn't aware of that. The changes I made to the dfu-util
>     source code were minimal but they could use a code review (I've posted
>     the diff below). On Windows XP, I've never had to wait more than 20
>     minutes to flash the rootfs so the issue might be related to Windows
>     Vista, or LibUSB-Win32 on Vista, but unfortunately, I do not have
>     Windows Vista so I cannot debug. If anyone has the same issue on
>     Windows XP, I would like to hear about it.
> I'm using Windows XP with 512 MB RAM on my laptop. rootfs flashing takes
> between 1-2 hours IIRC.

Hello Andrew,

Just for completeness, my system is an Intel double core with 2GB RAM 
and Vista. Flashing takes also between 1 and 2 hours. I'll try your 
patch if I manage to install a mingw environment. Or, if you have it 
compiled, I'd gladly avoid this installation :-)


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