Upgrading u-boot needed ? - Was: Re: "opkg upgrade" breaks USB networking: g_ether module missing
andy at openmoko.com
Mon Aug 4 19:57:23 CEST 2008
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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
|> # strings current-uboot.bin | grep git
|> U-Boot 1.3.2+gitr18+64eb10cab8055084ae25ea4e73b66dd03cc1a0cb (Aug 4
2008 - 02:33:52)
|> Neo1973 Bootloader U-Boot
|> So obviously, the version on u-boot's prompt is not meanlingful,
|> then... :(
|> Should I file a bug report ?
| I would consider it a bug that the version on u-boot's prompt is not
| meaningful, although I know in some cases that comes out of the source
| control package automatically and is not easily fixed. Is that the case
| in our case, or is this an error that can be fixed?
It turned out the guy was booting his NOR U-Boot and reporting the
version data from that. He said his NAND U-Boot version string when he
did see it was good (ie, had the correct date and git hash).
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