Now someone REALLY has to help me!!

William Kenworthy billk at
Thu Jan 28 04:18:39 CET 2010

On Wed, 2010-01-27 at 15:38 +0100, Martin Jansa wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 03:10:27PM +0100, Patryk Benderz wrote:
> > [cut]
> > > 6
> > > Before this menu disappears, write in the desktop shell
> > > dfu-util -d 0x1d50:0x5119 -a kernel -R -D uImage-om-gta02-latest.bin
> > IMHO it is enough to run:
> > # dfu-util -a kernel -R -D uImage-om-gta02-latest.bin
> > 
> > P.S. Great tutorial - clear, simple and shows all one might need and
> > nothing more.
> not always.. having more usb devices connected (IIRC my sharp pda or my
> hub+bt is enough) can sometimes confuse
> dfu-util enough that it says something like "no dfu enabled device
> detected" which confuses user even more..
> checking available devices with dfu-util -l and then providing -d
> 0x1d50:0x5119 will save now really confused user..

I have a sun usb keyboard that does the same thing - dfu errors off
because it see's two devices, or gets confused and gives up.  Its
reasonably common as Dale found out when he released neotool.

Its better to leave it in for the inexperienced as it avoids confusion.


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