getting error while trying to flash my neo freerunner
michael at openmoko.org
Thu Sep 4 20:11:56 CEST 2008
> I've used the command out of the wiki...for example
> "sudo ./dfu-util -a rootfs -R -D ./Om2008.8-gta02-20080904.rootfs.jffs2"
> I'm using the standard terminal from gnome
> Hey guys,
> I hope you can help me, I've the following problem:
> When I try to flash the neo on my laptop I get a
> "Starting download: [dfu_download error -71"
> sometimes the download starts and then I get the error.
> When I get the neo in June, I could flash it without getting this error.
> My operating system: Ubuntu 8.04.1
> I ask here, because I can't find anything about this error in the www
> (only 3 entries in google and none of it helps).
> hope for help
> What command line did you use? One cause of this error is when you give
> the wrong argument to dfu-util, e.g. -a u-boot while flashing a kernel
And is your u-boot a recent version? Although if it's not it will be
hard to update until we solve this problem.
Does this problem persist for kernel and u-boot too?
Can you check the integrity of the image you're trying to flash with md5sum?
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