Problems flashing Neo Freerunner

arne anka openmoko at
Wed Aug 12 11:16:07 CEST 2009

On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 09:09:25 +0200, Tim Sterk <tim at> wrote:

>>> I've tried the image which is on the website:
>>> I've put it on my MicroSD card using the following instructions found  
>>> on
>>> the openmoko site:
>>> sudo dd if=flash-moko11-2.image of=/dev/mmcblk0
>> - did you try to download that archive again and compare the images?
>> - after doing dd you should be able to simply mount the sd card, is that
>> possible and can you browse the directories?
>> - what kind of bootloader are you using (qi, u-boot, if uboot from nand  
>> or
>> nor?) and which version?
>> - how exactly did you boot (which button pressed how and how long)?
>> - can you boot from another sd card?
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> I've downloaded the image multiple times, every time results in the same
> error.

it wpould probably have been much easier, if you just had _compared_ the  
images, as i wrote above.

> I'm not able to mount the sd card, because mount asks me the filesystem
> type, which I don't know.

iirc the image consists of two partitions. so, check with fdisk and try  

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