[maemo-users] Flashed Diablo to N810 without holding down the Switch Window button

From: Rick Bilonick rab at nauticom.net
Date: Sun Jul 20 08:14:34 EEST 2008
On Sat, 2008-07-19 at 23:34 -0400, Ryan Abel wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 8:13 PM, Rick Bilonick <rab at nauticom.net> wrote:
> > I flashed Diablo to my N810 but forgot to hold down the switch window
> > button. But everything appears to work - I can connect to the Internet,
> > install and run apps. Should I re-flash it? What does holding down the
> > switch button do?
> >
> Holding down the Home/Swap button isn't a required step, it just makes
> the timing a little easier by forcing the tablet into flashing mode.
> You can certainly flash without holding it down, you just have to be a
> little more deft in your execution.
> It's easier to tell people to just hold down Home/Swap than try to
> explain the technique without it, or hope they get lucky.

Thanks. The directions that I followed said to hold the button down but
didn't explain that it was optional.

>From what I understand about Diablo, flashing to upgrade is no longer

Rick B.

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