Freerunner (GTK2007.2) has suddenly become unbootable

Dylan Semler dylan.semler at
Tue Jul 29 07:25:33 CEST 2008

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 11:52 PM, casaubon <jputhoff at> wrote:

> Dylan Semler wrote:
> >
> > My guess is opkg isn't updating the kernel properly.
> > --
> > Dylan
> >
> Yeah, I suppose this was my first reboot since the update. Very
> aggravating.
> The phone has every indication of being bricked:
> I cannot get a USB connection to the device, or I'd try flashing it. Plus,
> the phone tends to shut itself off if left unattended in uboot. Is there a
> way to restore the factory image that is internal to the phone?

It should be impossible to brick the Freerunner without a debug board.  I've
been able to reflash by following the instructions:


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