Dial In/Out + SMS In/Out now works
bradpitcher at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 18:14:02 CET 2008
Thanks for the tip Peter, I have it installed now and I can successfully
send/receive SMS and phone calls! Now, if only Sudoku worked. That's the
big one I've been waiting on.
On Jan 24, 2008 12:32 PM, Peter Rasmussen <plr at udgaard.com> wrote:
> I have a SDHC card installed, and the latest mentioned u-boot seem to
> support SDHC, but I suppose regular SD cards, eg. the 512MB card
> delivered with the Neo will work as well.
> 0.Ensure that the flash-card is formatted with the file system format
> 1.You should be able to do that with a card reader connected to your
> Linux based computer.
> 2.Insert the flash card into your Neo and boot it up with a recent image
> that has been installed to the phone, not the flash card that you are
> about to update.
> 3.Get the flash image file that you want to flash your Neo with, to your
> Linux computer.
> 4.Connect your Neo to your computer with a USB cable.
> 5.Establish the connection with this: ifconfig usb0 192.168.0.200
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> 6.If #5. doesn't work, it may be because your Linux kernel doesn't have
> the necessary USB support.
> 7.In case you are using the (as of today) the most recent release,
> execute the following command: cat
> | ssh root at 192.168.0.202 tar -C /media/card -xz
> 8.Remeber that if you get an error about SSH not knowing your host, just
> execute (as root): # rm /root/.ssh/known_hosts
> and redo the command.
> 9.It may take from 5-10minutes to unpack the image onto your flash card,
> and if you have added the tar flag 'v' then it will definitely take
> 10 If your image is not gzipped, but just a regular tar-image then you
> should omit the 'z' flag.
> 11.Then, when attempting to reboot to this image, you must select SD or
> SDHC card to reboot when starting up the Neo, using the AUX key and the
> If it doesn't work, ask again, and everyone please remember: there are
> no dumb questions, just dumb answers!
> Let's make the Neo the best platform out there!
> Brad Pitcher wrote:
> > How do you install using the tarball?
> > On Jan 23, 2008 3:51 PM, Peter Rasmussen <plr at udgaard.com
> > <mailto:plr at udgaard.com>> wrote:
> > With the recent image:
> > <
> > I was able to make voice calls and messaging work on my GTA01, and
> > this
> > is great progress seen from a user's perspective!
> > The Message UI is rather puzzling, though, I was able to use it.
> > If it is now possible to make the GTA01 handle battery power in a
> > decent
> > way, i might actually become a really useful device, also for
> > usage. I don't usually want to carry more than one mobile device
> > me, so my Neo still sits on my desk at home.
> > Decent battery power handling would be:
> > 1.Needing charge less than once each day, even when on 24/7.
> > 2.Being able to keep charging and not loosing/disconnecting charging
> > while plugged in, see:
> > http://bugzilla.openmoko.org/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1158
> > I know that battery handling has improved on the GTA02, but I hope
> > that
> > also the GTA01 will eventually be usable for common everyday use :-)
> > Peter
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