FSO Milestone 5

Simon Comeau Martel simon at comeau.info
Fri Feb 6 17:55:59 CET 2009

My install of FSO M5 is not on a SD card.

As I said, all my problems where related to the fact I was using Qi,
instead of uBoot.

Simon Comeau Martel
simon at comeau.info

yves mahe wrote:
> I think the problem arise when you try to boot FSO M5 from SD.
> The filesystem is mounted read-only and X don't start.
> Unfortunately, it seems that right now, nobody has a patch to correct that.
> See also 
> http://n2.nabble.com/Freesmartphone.org-Milestone-5-%27Calling-All-Stations%27-Release-tp2261004p2268651.html
> Simon Comeau Martel wrote:
>> I had that problem.
>> It was happening to me when I booted with Qi.
>> Booting from uBoot (from NOR) solved the problem.
>> After that first 'successful' boot, the GUI start if I boot from Qi, but
>> then I get other problems. ie: GSM doesn't work.
>> Booting from uBoot solve the problem.
>> I have no idea why that would be happening. It's like if uBoot is doing
>> some kind of magic.
>> Milestone 4 was working fine with Qi. And FSO-testing from 2009-01-09
>> was also.
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