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> 5000 Won't Install New Os, Stuck in diag mode
ZuluWhiskeyFox
post Mar 24 2007, 09:49 AM
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I recently bought a 5000 off ebay. It had a flaky version on OZ on it that continually crashed. So I elected to install the latest OZ-Opie with card-fs. I downloaded the appropriate files from Henges. Copied them to a cf, changed their names, followed all the instructions to the letter. It wouldn't get past the two lights being on for more than a couple of seconds. So I tried an alternate method. By pressing I think it was the G and P and reset button to enter the diag mode. From there I went about installing from the CF. The two leds stayed on for near 2 minutes then it went back to the diag display. That is where I am now. Don't know how to get out this diag mode. I have tried leaving it unpluged from power for several days with no battery in it, hunted through every menu in that diag mode. No different. At this point I'm at a loss. This newbie needs help. I have a paper weight that has sharp written on it.

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Jon_J
post Mar 26 2007, 02:17 PM
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I don't know if this effecting you, but do you have "hide extensions" check marked on your windows machine?
Open a windows folder > tools > folder options > View tab
If the extensions are hidden, your filenames may not be correct.
I'm fairly sure that the filenames for the files on the CF card have to be exactly as stated in the instructions when flashing.
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