Uh oh, NeTTrom upgrade error!
I was just trying to upgrade my nettrom, using 2.3.3 extracted from the rpm,
and flashwrite from corel-util 1.2-2, running kernel-image-2.2.13-netwinder.
I modprobed nwflash, but there was no /dev/nwflash and MAKEDEV didn't make one
(bug?), so I checked the /dev entry in the RedHat partition and did:
mknod /dev/nwflash c 10 160
so ls -l looked the same on both partitions. Then I ran:
flashwrite nettrom-2.3.3.bin 0
and after consenting to flash with "y", it gave the LED message, then
ERROR: flash write returned error -1!
Thinking the behavior was nettrom-version-dependent, I tried to rewrite
2.1.24, then 2.0.6, which both gave the same error!
So, am I hosed? Can I reboot safely? Do I need to run this under a newer
kernel? How can I check the integrity of the nettrom in flash?
GPG fingerprint: D54D 1AEE B11C CE9B A02B C5DD 526F 01E8 564E E4B6
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