[Community] [Gta04-owner] Goldelico Replicant 4.2 with Wifi

Neil Jerram neil at ossau.homelinux.net
Wed Mar 19 21:44:17 CET 2014

Neil Jerram <neil at ossau.homelinux.net> writes:

> "Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> writes:
>> Am 19.03.2014 um 20:48 schrieb Neil Jerram:
>>> "Lukas Maerdian" <luk at slyon.de> writes:
>>>> Do you have an up to date uboot, which provides the 'mux=' parameter? Because
>>>> that is how we detect the device variant. You can check it via /proc/cmdline
>>> root at android:/ # cat /proc/cmdline                                             
>>> console=ttyO2,115200n8 vram=12M omapfb.vram=0:8M,1:4M omapfb.rotate_type=0 omapdss.def_disp=lcd rootwait twl4030_charger.allow_usb=1 musb_hdrc.preserve_vbus=1 log_buf_len=8M ignore_loglevel earlyprintk vt.global_cursor_default=0 console=ttyO2,115200n8 mpurate=800 vram=12M omapfb.vram=0:8M,1:4M omapfb.mode=dvi:1024x768MR-16 at 60 omapfb.debug=y omapdss.def_disp=lcd root=/dev/mmcblk0p1 rw rootfstype=ext4,ext3,btrfs rootwait
>>> How do I update my uboot, if that's needed?
>> Yes, looks like you have an old U-Boot.
>> Unpack this sd image to a >2 GB SD card:
>> http://download.goldelico.com/gta04/20140103-GTA04-3.12.0-wheezy-7.3/
>> file: sd-image.dd.bz2
>> or use makesd script
>> Then boot with this SD once (may need to press and hold the AUX button before powering on) and it will upgrade/reflash U-Boot.
> Thanks, doing that now.  How long should the flashing take?  I've had a
> red screen for more than two minutes...

Oh, hang on, I just noticed you wrote ">2", and I'm using a 2Gb card.
So that may be the problem.

(Although I don't really care about the rootfs, I just need an
up-to-date uboot.  It's a shame that the process needs a big card and
takes a long time because of the rootfs...)


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