Upgrading u-boot needed ? - Was: Re: "opkg upgrade" breaks USB networking: g_ether module missing

Olivier Berger oberger at ouvaton.org
Mon Aug 4 13:59:57 CEST 2008

Konstantin <Chaosspawn23 at gmx.net> writes:

> Hi there!
>>> There's a build date on the menu
>> Well... should it read "U-Boot 1.3.2-moko12 (May 9 2008 - 10:28:48)"
>> on first line, then ? ... I'd expect something closer from now :-/
> Not sure if that applies to you, but I had the same problem, until I realized I
> was booting to NOR (which you can't update w/o the debug board) instead of NAND
> all the time. Should that be the case for you, too, try booting with
> pressing+holding Power first and then pressing and holding AUX while still
> holding the power button until your freerunner comes to life.

Thanks alot.

I was indeed booting from NOR (which was indicated in the boot menu,
by the way, but I didn't notice).

I booted from NAND (following
and this time, it's OK, displaying "(Aug 4 2008 -
02:33:52)0cab8055084ae25ea4e73b66dd03cc1a0cb" at top of screen ! :-)

And connecting through USB console, I get :

GTA02v5 # version

U-Boot 1.3.2+gitr18+64eb10cab8055084ae25ea4e73b66dd03cc1a0cb (Aug  4 2008 - 02:33:52)

Great, I know now in which order to press buttons on the FR ;-)

Thanks alot again.
Olivier BERGER 
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