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

From: Julius Szelagiewicz julius at turtle.com
Date: Fri Mar 6 20:54:13 EET 2009
On Fri, 6 Mar 2009, Aniello Del Sorbo wrote:
> 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.
	I like your method very much. Unfortunately, the tablet goes into
the flashing mode for about 2 seconds and then just goes quietly into the
charging mode. The flasher doesn't see the tablet as available.


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