after Qi no USB in Nor questions

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Wed Feb 18 17:43:09 CET 2009

Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at> writes:
> Did you flash Qi to both NAND flash and NOR flash?

Flashing NOR is impossible without debug board or messing with hardware.

> But you have a working image, and linux has device drivers
> for flash devices. ( /dev/mtd* ) Reading them is no problem.
> So I believe it is possible to overwrite a flash device while linux is 
> running. It had better not be the rootfs, but boot flash is a different 
> device.
> Maybe it is as simple as "cat imagefile > /dev/mtdsomething"
> Get some detailed advice about this though - don't experiment.

Don't dare to try that!

There're working instructions on the wiki how to flash NAND from a
running system: .

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