[maemo-users] N800: Notes from the Field - A Successful Radio Workaround

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Wed May 30 17:24:33 EEST 2007
On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 02:18:08PM +0200, Wahlau - wrote:
> well, i think the N800 must have somehow read this mail itself - during my
> trip last week, the n800 just suddenly refuse to unlock. I can press the
> power button + square button as many times as i like, and the tablet will
> not want to unlock. At the end i chose to remove the battery.

This happened to me twice.  It's not pleasant.  The latest firmware
fixed the "won't unlock" bug, thankfully.

> it turned out to be a big mistake (but what other choices do i have?) - i
> ended up with the n800 rebooting itself mysteriously over and over again.

At least that part never happened to me.

> This symptom repeats with or without memory card. As soon as i get Internet
> connection again, i found out some had such rebooting issues too. So i have
> no choice but to reflash the unit.
> now i have the latest flash installed, without all the applications i have
> installed earlier. time to reinstall things.

I created a web page for my own convenience, with links to .install
files for all the applications I found useful:

New firmwares appear from time to time, and it's easier to upgrade when
you've all the steps written down in front of you.

Marius Gedminas
99 little bugs in the code,
99 bugs in the code,
fix one bug, compile it again...
101 little bugs in the code....
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