OpenMoko Flash Problem

7150 linux.1 at
Tue Oct 23 02:20:51 CEST 2007

I am trying to flash OpenMoko kernel and rootfs. I've sucessfully done a
Qtopia flash (I used the phone at work today). I did the Qtopia flash
because I could not flash an OpenMoko image before. Now, I'm trying to
figure out why.

DFU-util is in /usr/bin, so ./ is not required in commands.
I am running as root.

Here is my 'lab notebook' with the results:

10-21-07: First attempt to install OpenMoko software.

and openmoko-devel-image-fic-gta01.jffs2.

Preparing the Neo:
Unplug all usb devices from the host.
Hold the phone's AUX button and then press the phone's POWER button. [OK]

Hold the POWER button for about 4 seconds before the device will turn
on. Otherwise the screen will only flash white for a second and the
phone won't power up.

The u-boot menu should appear. [OK]
Plug Neo1973 into host with supplied USB cable. [OK]

Using terminal 1, connect to boot loader:
screen -l /dev/ttyACM0 [OK]

>From now on do not cut and paste commands in terminal 1!

GTA01Bv4 # setenv boot_menu_timeout 65000 [OK]
GTA01Bv4 # saveenv [OK]

Clear nand:
nand erase kernel [OK]
nand erase rootfs [OK]

Using terminal 2, flash kernel:
dfu-util -a kernel -R -D
/root/openmoko/openmoko-devel-image-fic-gta01.jffs2 [FAIL]

    Here I get an error on the Neo:

    End of write exceeds partition end

Using terminal 2, flash root fs:
dfu-util -a rootfs -R -D filepath [NOT YET ATTEMPTED]

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