GSM Firmware upgrade (was: Re: [Om2009] a community effort)
yorickmoko at gmail.com
Sat May 16 19:13:39 CEST 2009
untar the image of
http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/GSM/Flashing#uSD-card_Image and you'll
i'm quite sure 128MB will suffice
the 512MB one, delivered with the FR surely will
On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Adam Jimerson <vendion at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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