[Gta04-owner] Can't boot QtMoko or SHR with current makesd script
neil at ossau.homelinux.net
Sat Feb 16 12:12:59 CET 2013
I've been running for a long time with some ancient boot system, but I
decided it was time to upgrade to the latest best practice. At the same
time I wanted to set up a new 16G card from scratch for QtMoko and SHR
I believe it should work to do this using two SD cards.
Card #1: 2Gb, for hw-validation and flashing the boot system.
Card #2: 16Gb, for QtMoko and SHR.
I prepared card #2 first by following the instructions at
http://sourceforge.net/projects/qtmoko/files/GTA04/. Before booting
that, I also formatted partition 3 as ext4 and unpacked the latest
stable SHR tarball into it.
At this point I booted several times into the new QtMoko, using whatever
my old boot system was - no problem. (Had fun playing with the new
But I couldn't yet try booting SHR, because I had no way of choosing
So now I prepared card #1 by downloading and running (after editing
SERVER and DEV)
Booting with this card, I see: white screen, red screen, then booting
into the LXDE/hw-validation system. All seems fine here, and I would
presume that the new boot system has been flashed into NAND.
However, now when I take out card #1 and put back card #2, I can't boot
anything on card #2. All I see is the white screen; it stays there for
at least several minutes with no indication of ever doing anything else.
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