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andrewwoods
I stuffed up my C860 Beta2 a couple of weeks ago, and the NAND backups that I thought I had were missing. Never mind - all my actual documents and emails were on the SD card, so I'll just reflash and reinstall.

But I thought I'd make that big leap into u-boot / 121 land.

So I downloaded 121 and u-boot and tried to find instructions. But the instructions were really quite out of date.

Please can somebody give me a noddy guide to how to do this.

I have done the following:

1. downloaded 121 to my laptop.
2. formatted my 512MB cf card as FAT
3. copied all the u-boot files to CF
4. rebooted with OK pressed, as though I was doing a beta1 install
5. Lots of messages flashed passed about (I presume) memory being updated.
6. System said Rebooting. and stopped. So I pulled the battery out.
7. I reformatted the card again, and copied the 121 files onto it.
8. Reboot with OK does nothing.
9. Reboot with C&D just makes battery & mail leds flash.

Have I taken the right action. What did I do wrong?

I have an original NAND backup that I can restore from (SHARP rom and loader).

What should I do next?

Thanks
Andrew
andrewwoods
Following these instructions
http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=23209
I can get the emergency system to boot.

But it just says:

-sh03.00#

There's no running of the autoexec.
InSearchOf
QUOTE(andrewwoods @ Mar 30 2007, 08:14 AM)
Following these instructions
http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=23209
I can get the emergency system to boot.

But it just says:

-sh03.00#

There's no running of the autoexec.
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depending on the medium you are using for install...

either
CODE
cd /mnt/cf/

or
CODE
cd /mnt/card/

then
CODE
sh autoboot.sh ./

Late
andrewwoods
I did that and it just sits there.

If I do
ls /mnt/cf
then it just freezes as well.

How should the CF be formatted? I've tried FAT, FAT32 and ext2.
InSearchOf
I would suggest fat... but all 3 should be recognized...

Late
raduga
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 30 2007, 08:05 AM)
I would suggest fat... but all 3 should be recognized...

Late
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any chance of a new ( > 121 ) release, this week? smile.gif
donquixote
Yeah, don't bother upgrading to 121 since a newer version is going to be immanently released (so we've been told).

dq
andrewwoods
OK, I got it to install by putting the files on my ext2 SD card instead of my CF card.

So now I have a bootable system.

Thank you
andrewwoods
QUOTE(donquixote @ Mar 30 2007, 06:02 PM)
Yeah, don't bother upgrading to 121 since a newer version is going to be immanently released (so we've been told).

dq
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But if I didn't upgrade I had Sharp ROM or a brick. I'd like to go to the new version, but still waiting...
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