Any progress on the "white screen of death" problem?

Florian Lohoff flo at
Tue Aug 12 22:02:08 CEST 2008

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 08:14:10PM +0100, Andy Green wrote:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | I assume that's a kernel for Om2008.8.  Are those kernels compatible
> | with OM2007.2 still?
> There's only one kind of kernel kicking around.  Upgrade by package
> though rather than DFU if at all possible.

It seems the new kernel needs another epoch bump otherwise opkg will not
detect the kernel to be newer so no upgrade here ...

root at om-gta02:~# opkg list | grep "^kernel "
kernel - 2:2.6.24+git75940+27fc8d82e365c47065f3a9240bfe21e67a50edf2-r1.01 - Linux
	2.6.x (development) kernel for FIC SmartPhones shipping w/ Openmoko
kernel - 2:2.6.24+git33+88bf43840b9df0eb0a077a1394eb564be80a412e-r2 -
	Linux 2.6.x (development) kernel for FIC SmartPhones shipping w/ Openmoko

Florian Lohoff                  flo at             +49-171-2280134
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