[Arm-netbook] Fwd: Re-installing CT-PC89E original firmware ...

Adam Gill madallig at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 08:27:05 GMT 2010

Right now ........... absolutly nothing!! .. black screen - no power ...


Jonathan Ervine wrote:
> On 12 Mar 2010, at 15:56, Adam Gill wrote:
>> Hi Jon,
>> Can you remind us what exactly we have to put on ther 2gb ..... how 
>> to format it ...what to unpack on the sd card ... can the data be 
>> copied there or how to do .. 
>> I just cannot get my netbook to boot  ..... however many times I  try 
>> or however many different ways i put the data on the sd card  ....
>> There must be a wat to get this netbook to boot without having to 
>> send it back to the factory ...
> First off the SD card *must* be smaller than 4GB in capacity.
> Then it must be formatted with the FAT filesystem. This is how every 
> card I've ever bought has come pre-formatted as, so it's likely that 
> you won't have to worry about formatting or partitioning the card.
> You then simply have to copy on the contents of 
> the http://lkcl.net/arm_systems/CT-PC89E/ct-pc89e-firmware.tgz archive 
> file to this SD card.
> Power off the netbook, and whilst pressing the left and right corners 
> of the mouse button, so that both 'buttons' are pressed, power on the 
> netbook. If it all goes well, you should get blue text. If it can't 
> read the card or the card is too large (or doesn't have the files 
> required) then it will be red text. If you haven't pressed the buttons 
> correctly it will just boot as normal.
> What are you currently seeing happen Adam? Red, blue or no text?
> Jon
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