[maemo-users] [maemo-users] [Flasher] No suitable device found

From: erkko.anttila at nokia.com erkko.anttila at nokia.com
Date: Tue Nov 1 14:24:04 EET 2005
Good point Ed!

We need to do that change to the HOWTO, as it clearly is missing that
step. Thank you very much.:)

Erkko Anttila

>-----Original Message-----
>From: ext Ed Okerson [mailto:ed at okerson.com] 
>Sent: 01 November, 2005 14:20
>To: Anttila Erkko (Nokia-M/Helsinki)
>Cc: linuxhippy at gmail.com; maemo-users at maemo.org
>Subject: RE: [maemo-users] [Flasher] No suitable device found
>Those directions seem to be just short of complete.  It should be:
>-Be root on your PC
>-Turn off the Nokia 770
>-Connect the USB cable
>./flasher -F Nokia_770_0.2005.42-9.bin -f -R
>When you see "Suitable USB device not found, waiting" TURN ON THE 770.
>Flashing will begin as soon as the device is turned on.
>Even the howto on the web page does not say you must turn on 
>the device after running flasher.  Very important last step.  
>If you don't, then flasher will sit in the waiting state forever.
>> Did you try to follow the HOWTO on flashing?
>> l
>> For the software image you just have to change the parameter used to 
>> -F like you allready did. It should work on Fedora Core 4.
>> The steps you have to take before Flashing should be -Be 
>root on your 
>> PC -Turn off the Nokia 770 -Connect the USB cable
>> After these you can start the flasher from the commandline. 
>Hope this 
>> helps.
>> Br,
>> Erkko Anttila
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org
>>>[mailto:maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org] On Behalf Of ext Clemens 
>>>Sent: 01 November, 2005 13:45
>>>To: maemo-users at maemo.org
>>>Subject: [maemo-users] [Flasher] No suitable device found
>>>first of all sorry if this is a double-post, I posted it already but 
>>>the attachement was too big and with my gmail setting I cannot check 
>>>wether the mail really received the list.
>>>since I am a bit unhappy about the bugs in my Nokia770 I was really 
>>>happy when I heard that Nokia really delivers updates to their 
>>>When I remember back to my Motorola phone (now I own a Nokia too but 
>>>its stable and works 100% fine) it was really horrible, 
>russian tools 
>>>with russian software from untrusted cracker sites. However 
>it worked 
>>>too after a day or two ;-)
>>>Always when I start the flasher tool as user root I get the 
>>>output, regardless wether the device is turned off, on or even 
>>>I am using Fedora Core 4 updated to some 2.6.13 kernel (fedora 
>>>[root at ce gpe]# ./flasher -F Nokia_770_0.2005.42-9.bin -f -R Found 
>>>image 2nd (length 8576) Found image secondary (length
>>>79360) Found image xloader (length 13824) Found image initfs (length 
>>>1576704) Found image kernel (length 1480704) Found image rootfs 
>>>(length 57540608) Suitable USB device not found, waiting
>>>It would be really great if anybody could help me since I don't know 
>>>any further.
>>>I attached the strace-log of the flasher utility, maybe this 
>can help 
>>>identifying whats going wrong. It seems the device tries to 
>open some 
>>>files in /proc/bus/usb/XYZ but is not successful.
>>>Should I really turn off the divice? Should I unload the usb-storage 
>>>Anything else I should take care of?
>>>lg Clemens
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