Qi installed properly?

Niels Heyvaert nielsheyvaert at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 12 00:21:54 CEST 2009

> Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 17:16:49 +0200
> To: community at lists.openmoko.org
> From: openmoko at ginguppin.de
> Subject: Re: Qi installed properly?
>> I've created the partition using using fdisk (primary partition and
>> flagged as bootable) and mkfs.ext2.
> meaning the only partition on that sd card?

Yes, only 1 partition covering the entire SD Card.

>> After inserting the card in my FR, he still boots from NAND instead of
>> the SD card. Understanding the Qi bootsequence the FR is first trying to
>> boot from the SD card. But for some reason it is not or it is failing
>> and skips to the NAND part.
> there are some feedbacks (flashing led and vibration iirc), signifying the
> result of the checked partition (boot or skip).
> when booted from flash, can you access the sd card? maybe it is not
> detected properly?

Will try this tomorrow and keep you informed.

>> Could this be a permission issue on the SD card (ie not able to mount or
>> read files)?
> no idea. but i don't think so.
> btw: with
> sudo su -
> you can get a root shell in ubuntu which removes the need to prepend
> everything with sudo and would have saved you from chmod.
> - i am not quite sure how much information qi would print at all, but
> maybe you should increase the loglevel?
> - if available you should compare the md5sum of the archive or download it
> again with another tool (wget) and compare both.
> - you could in /boot remove the link
> uImage-GTA02.bin
> and instead _copy_
> uImage-2.6.29-rc3
> (yes, i know, symlinks are supported according to the wiki).

Will try this tomorrow and keep you informed.

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