[Soekris] net4501 bios upgrade

Tais M. Hansen tais.hansen at osd.dk
Sat Dec 13 14:57:16 UTC 2003


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On Friday 12 December 2003 18:57, Gary Prince wrote:
>  > I've gotten my hand on this old net4501 board
>  > with bios 1.10 (20020603). I'm trying to update
>  >  the bios but no matter what I do I keep getting
>  > transfer errors:
> Just a random though - check what kind of handshaking you are using on your
> serial line.  My experience with Net4501's is that they want XON/XOFF, and
> will not work with DTR/DSR or RTS/CTS.  They also don't seem to work if you
> have handshaking turned off completely.

Tried just about every setting with cu and minicom I could think of without
luck. I even tried "poking" the data by sourcing "eb 4000:0000 xx xx ...".
That didn't go very well either.

Hyperterminal on windows did the trick though. I wonder what the difference
is.

Thanks anyway.

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Regards,
Tais M. Hansen
OSD

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