Bad magic number

Emre Turkay emreturkay at
Thu Aug 9 08:49:53 CEST 2007

Ok, I found the problem. I was writing the wrong file. zImage, not uImage.

Does anybody know the status of the GSM. Does it work out of the box,
in the latest repo builds, should I do something to make it work?



On 8/9/07, Emre Turkay <emreturkay at> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've compiled the openmoko images with MokoMakefile. Written them to
> the device via dfu-util. However, when I turn it on, the device is
> showing the openmoko splash screen and waiting there. So I switched to
> the boot screen and selected "boot" option from there and it turned
> off just after writing the following message to the screen:
> NAND read: device 0 offset 0x44000, size 0x200000
>   2097152 bytes read: OK
> ## Booting image at 32000000 ...
> Bad magic number
> Press [AUX] to power off
> I thought there is something wrong with the kernel image so I
> re-written it. No good, the same result. I'm writing the
> moko/build/tmp/deploy/images/zImage-
> file to the "kernel" alt setting by entering the command:
> sudo ./dfu-util -d 0x1457:0x5119 -a kernel -R -D
> zImage-
> Does anybody have any idea on what I'm doing wrong?
> Thanks,
> emre

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