IS NEO1973 dead?

Tilman Baumann tilman at
Fri May 22 17:00:37 CEST 2009

I think all informations on is right.

Every thing else on bootloaders should probably be read carefull.
I did not find any discrepancies though. Maybe everything is correct again.
Sometimes you just need to guess that a wiki page has a version of this
page for gta01. (like the how to flash page)

Gerald A wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 4:36 AM, Tilman Baumann <tilman at>
> wrote:
>> I run SHR from SD. Kernel from Flash because uboot can not load from
>> SDHC on GTA01. Rootfs on SD.
>> Please be aware of possibley very misleading informations regardng
>> boot from SD on the wiki! Some frerunner users seem to disregard GTA01
>> issues and delete or change them one in a while. ;)
>  I'm running an ancient distro on my Neo right now, but I just got a big
> and
> blank SD card. If you can point out the wiki issues, I'll verify the
> correct
> procedure, update the wiki pages and then put them in my watchlist to make
> sure they don't lose their Neo parts. :)
> Stay away from Qi, it has no DFU mode and you have no secondary
> bootloader.
>> Be arware of diferent mtd 'partitions' on GTA01
>> All these issues are pretty comprehensively described here:
>> And if you don't wish to use your SD for rootfs, please just ignore my
>> random facts. They are not important. ;)
> I only have one question (I haven't explored the wiki lately) -- can I
> choose between booting off flash and booting off SD? (I'm assuming I could
> move kernels around by dfutil and so on, but is there an easy way to
> toggle,
> like a boot manager or some magical incantation?)
> Thanks,
> Gerald.

 Tilman Baumann

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