[Fwd: flash partition 5 - factory, not rootfs]
lpotter at trolltech.com
Sat May 24 09:47:49 CEST 2008
On Saturday 24 May 2008, Michael Shiloh wrote:
> A friend writes:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: flash partition 5 - factory, not rootfs
> Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 11:17:17 -0400
> In GTA01 there are 5 flash partitions, #5 is rootfs. In Freerunner there
> are 6, a new #5 is called "factory" and rootfs is #6.
> I may be the only one dumb enough to make this mistake, but I had a
> shell script for running dfu-util and, you can guess what comes next.
> My phone still seems to work with part of the rootfs written over the
> factory partition, but I'd still like to know:
> - what are the contents of the "factory" partition supposed to be;
> - where can I get a replacement copy of its contents
> (e.g., if it's important, could one of you possibly
> dfu-util -U to upload a copy?
> Since I might not be the only one dumb enough to make this mistake :-) -
dont worry. you aren't :)
> there's a thousand others out there moving from gta01 to gta02 "soon" -
> maybe this file should be online someplace?
> P.S. I won't ask why the numbers changed, I just won't.
Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, MES, Trolltech
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