Is there a dfu-util that can successfully backup an existing flash?
billk at iinet.net.au
Wed Nov 12 00:52:07 CET 2008
On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 16:30 -0700, Angus Ainslie wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 3:38 PM, William Kenworthy
> <billk at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> Is there a dfu-util that can successfully backup an existing
> Last one I tried still failed. Its a big discouragement to
> trying new
> distros/experimenting when it takes hours to reinstall/rebuild
> back to
> where you were when you started when a simple flash the old
> system back
> would do.
> You can do it from an ssh session. I use the script below
> echo "Make sure you have opkg installed mkfs-jffs2"
> mkdir /var/tmp/root
> mount -t jffs2 /dev/mtdblock6 /var/tmp/root
> echo "On PC side"
> echo "ssh root at 192.168.0.202 \"mkfs.jffs2 -d /var/tmp/root -e 128
> --pad --no-cleanmarkers -x lzo\" | pv -W > rootfs_backup.jffs2"
> echo "scp root at 192.168.0.202:/boot/uImage kernel_backup.bin"
> Angus Ainslie
William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>
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