so i try manually starting the x server with:

Harry L. Lee harry at
Fri Jan 9 17:02:48 CET 2009

no buzz no flash. yes, booting is an issue, if i press and hold power long
enough, i eventually get an off (black screen) but it stays that way.
regardless of button pushes.
now it's a complete brick

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:35 AM, arne anka <openmoko at> wrote:

> > i copied this file to my om but can't figger out what to do with it.
> nope. that has to live on your host computer -- you need to flash it to
> the fr with dfu-util.
> i strongly suggest, you read the wiki aboput flashing first!
> >
> > I tried some pretty creative stuff to press both keys, to no avail. if i
> > press and hold power then press aux, something fundamental should happen,
> > correct?
> _hold_ AUX, _then_ press PWR and hold until the menu appears -- in this
> order!
> to flash at least u-boot you need to be in nor mode. again, see the wiki
> page mentioned above, there's a section on how to get in nor mode.
> > if the power itself does nothing major,might that mean it's just
> > being ignored?
> for testing purposes you could hold pwr alone. after a few secs the aux
> led should flash shortly and the fr should vibrate for a moment and it
> should start to boot.
> but afaiu booting itself was no issue, right?
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