Factory-fresh phone and dropbear

Jette Derriche jette at nerdgirl.dk
Tue Jul 22 23:38:28 CEST 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 15:59 -0500, Steven ** wrote:
> I believe it only applies to a "factory-fresh phone" because the newer
> images already have dropbear upgraded.  Since dropbear doesn't need
> upgraded, the ssh connection doesn't drop and everything upgrades
> fine.
> The factory image has this little chicken/egg problem where you can't
> do a global "opkg upgrade" from the terminal on the Neo because it
> restarts X (which kills the upgrade process) and you can't "opkg
> upgrade" over ssh because dropbear gets upgraded and closes your ssh
> connection (which kills the upgrade process).

Thanks for the explanation :-)


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