[maemo-users] unable to get into flashing mode on N800

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Fri Mar 6 19:45:44 EET 2009
2009/3/6 Ryan Abel <rabelg5 at gmail.com>:
> On Mar 6, 2009, at 11:43 AM, Julius Szelagiewicz wrote:
>>       the subject line says it: I can't get my N800 into flashing mode
>> by holding down Home key when pressing power button. What are my
>> options
>> for reflashing the tablet?
> Is it plugged into USB (it wont enter "flashing mode" unless it's
> connected to USB)? If so, are you sure you have the right "Home" key
> (it's the one with the house on it)?

I usually use a different, easier, safer method:

turn off the tablet,
disconnect it from the charger,
connect it to the PC via USB
run the flasher on the PC in root
connect the tablet to the charger.

It will turn on in flash mode automatically.


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