Factory-fresh phone and dropbear
chris.bradski at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 06:03:52 CEST 2008
On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 8:54 PM, Stroller <stroller at stellar.eclipse.co.uk>
> On 22 Jul 2008, at 09:59, Jette Derriche wrote:
> > "Note that running opkg upgrade on a factory-fresh phone will upgrade
> > dropbear (the ssh software) and various xserver packages, and neither
> > upgrades elegantly while in use, so either upgrade dropbear from the
> > FreeRunner's terminal and then upgrade the rest via ssh, or upgrade
> > the
> > xserver packages via ssh and then upgrade the rest from the
> > FreeRunner's
> > terminal"
> > Why does this only apply to a factory-fresh phone? I imagine that
> > there
> > could be a reason for updating these packages in the future also?
> You're right. It doesn't apply only to a factory-fresh phone, it
> applies any time dropbear is updated. Hopefully users will recognise
> this, because it was explained to them in this Quickstart guide. If
> not we'll need to add an FAQ to the wiki or make the Quickstart
> explain this better.
> support mailing list
> support at lists.openmoko.org
Another methodthat works too is to just update dropbear from the terminal on
the phone (opkg update && opkg install dropbear) then do an "opkg upgrade"
from an ssh session :)
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