Normal Freerunner boot problem...

Peter OConnor poconnor at
Sat Dec 6 17:40:21 CET 2008

Thank to all who responded.  The problem was uboot_env boot menu config was
bad...  Most likely user error with flashing and not making a backup first.


On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 5:58 PM, Peter OConnor <poconnor at> wrote:

> My NOR and NAND images seem fine.  I first thought that my NAND was messed
> up.  Here is the problem.
> Freerunner, GTA02v5 or 6, the date code on the phone is 6/20/2008
> - CAN *NOT* boot with Power button only - (see image).
> - can boot up the NAND boot loader
> - CAN *NOT* boot from the NAND boot option - (see image)
> - can boot NOR boot loader.
> - can boot kernel with NOR boot menu option
> The NAND boot error reads:
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> NAND read: mtdparts variable not set, see 'help mtdparts'
> incorrect device type in kernel
> 'kernel' is not a number
> Wrong Image Format for bootm command
> ERROR: can't get kernel image!
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> I am assuming that the Power button problem is the same as the NAND boot.
> Any help with instructions will help.  Also, I am primarily a windows user,
> please don't throw stones, but I will try my best if the only solution is to
> fix it from Linux.
> --
> Peter O'Connor
> poconnor at

Peter O'Connor
poconnor at
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