Re: Updating n810w (rx-48) to latest firmware
Pete Black <theblackpeter <at> gmail.com>
2008-10-01 15:46:03 GMT
Matt Emson wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>> If I understand correctly, you're expecting the update tools to
>> automatically pick up the latest OS image and install it.
> He is using Windows, so, yeah - the tool should be picking up the latest
> firmware automatically. The issue is more likely related to what Ryan
> was saying about non release hardware.
Actually I'm not bound by OS, but no, the tool doesn't seem to find any
update and is asking for a firmware file to be loaded manually. And
getting that has proven to be quite the challenge, as it appears that
this is a pre-release model.
> The Windows tool is actually quite nice. It does have one flaw - it
> makes you connect the tablet whilst it downloads the firmware, which is
> not a good idea IMO. It should allow the firmware to be downloaded first
> - though I'm guessing it's using the tablet to get the MAC address info,
> so maybe it's just a design flaw mascaraing as a questionable practice
> Should probably give the option to manually enter the MAC address,
> or at least, remember the last one, so that the painful wait on battery
> is lessened. (NOTICE: I use a Mac now and have only used the Windows
> flasher circa IT OS 2007, so it might have changed by now..)