so i try manually starting the x server with:

Harry L. Lee harry at
Fri Jan 9 16:13:25 CET 2009

thank you very much. i think a flash is the solution, too. why not fdom?

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:09 AM, arne anka <openmoko at> wrote:

> afaik new freeruners still come with 2007.2 -- which in turn is
> discontinued, ie no upddates.
> if you run an upgrade with a recent feeds list. you most likely mixed
> recent 2008.X stuff with the old 2007.2 stuff -- which basically means,
> your installation is beyond help ...
> your best bet would be to flash a recent image of 2008.12 (which is said
> to be a good choice) and a recent u-boot and kernel.
> please check the list's archives for links, since i am not using 208.12 i
> do not know where the images for the filesystem and the kernel live.
> here's the link for u-boot:
> for getting into nor (to flash):
> - one way could be to turn the fr around, thus your thumb would match the
> aux button and your index finger hits the pwr. hold the aux and press the
> pwr until the menu comes up. it is not easy to me, but doable. depending
> on how long you are single handed you might be better at this than i am
> with two hands
> - the other way could be to press aux against some little bump or a pen
> and press the pwr with the thumb until the menu comes up
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