[maemo-users] Newbie question: Flashing N800

From: Tuomas Kulve tuomas at kulve.fi
Date: Thu May 17 20:50:59 EEST 2007
Michael Bernhard Arp Sørensen wrote:
> I've downloaded the flasher and the new 
> RX-34_2007SE_3.2007.10-7_PR_COMBINED_MR0_ARM.bin from Nokia.

That's the newest software for n800 in "fiasco" format.

> According to the info on  
> http://maemo.org/development/documentation/how-tos/3-x/howto_use_flasher_rootfs_bora.html 
> the file I have to falsh to the N800 is called 
> Maemo_Dev_Platform_rootfs.jffs2.

That's the developer rootfs in jffs2 format (the fiasco includes a jffs2
rootfs among others).

> What am I missing? Do I need to unpack the file from Nokia?

flasher-3.0 -F fiascoimage -f

See --help for more info.

To flash, turn off the device, run the command, turn on the device.

> Could I destroy my N800 by flashing it with the wrong file?

No. You might just need to reflash it with the right file.


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