GSM Firmware upgrade (was: Re: [Om2009] a community effort)
vendion at gmail.com
Sat May 16 18:07:32 CEST 2009
How big of uSD card is needed to use the image to upgrade the GSM
On May 16, 2009, at 4:56 AM, Paul Fertser wrote:
> pike <pike-openmoko at kw.nl> writes:
>> The instructions on the Flashing page
>> sound very scary, and I am not inclined
>> to do that yet.
>> Is upgrading the frimware required to
>> install 2009/testing ? My hardware has
>> been fine using QTExtended.
> Upgrading GSM gives you: compatibility with all SIM-cards (and don't
> forget that you might be forced to switch your working simcard to the
> one incompatible with moko8 when you'll have no time to think about
> GSM firmware), more robust resume on incoming call/message, proper
> flow control support (less risk of data loss and buffer overruns).
> Upgrading firmware is not scary at all, and is especially easy with
> the uSD image prepared by Joerg.
> I strongly recommend that (you can ask low-level devs but i'm sure
> they'll tell the same).
> Be free, use free (http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html)
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