[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] flashing kernel directly from the device possible

From: Frantisek Dufka dufkaf at seznam.cz
Date: Wed Oct 18 18:39:05 EEST 2006

I did some kernel experiments lately and was tired of booting linux and 
  reflashing kernel over USB cable so I finaly hacked flasher using 
mtd-utils that can be used directly on the device.


At first it looked like it should be easier than initfs flashing but 
later I found /dev/mtd2 is unfortunately marked as read only. I'm not 
sure why this is so. Especially when considering that mtd1 (config), 
mtd3 (initfs) and mtd4 (rootfs) partitions are writable so you can 
happily shoot yourself in the foot in multiple ways anyway.

Happy bricking :-)


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