updating bios - was: [Soekris] Soekris 4801 Hangs on Grub Boot

Jim Cromie jcromie at divsol.com
Sat Jul 23 02:21:51 UTC 2005

Joshua Ferraro wrote:

>On a secondary note, updating the 4801 using Xmodem/CRC is
>a real pain in *nix systems using the standard tools (sz in
>this case). I finally gave up and dusted off my old W2K 
>laptop and used Hyperterminal. Are there plans to update
>the combios to support more sane file transfers?
picocom v1.4

port is        : /dev/ttyUSB0
flowcontrol    : none
baudrate is    : 115200
parity is      : none
databits are   : 8
escape is      : C-x
noinit is      : no
noreset is     : no
nolock is      : no
send_cmd is    : sz -X -o -vvv
receive_cmd is : rz -X -o -vvv

last 2 lines set sz options which work.  It took 2 tries before 1.28 
downloaded w/o errors.

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