I failed in updating firmware V3.1

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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by Walter » Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:48 pm

akaTB wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:42 pm
Walter wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:31 pm

OK, you see the drive. Do you see its directories as well? Do you see files therein? Can you copy files from there to your PC? Etc.
He wrote he cannot copy qspi file therein.
Grazie. Seen that. But what can he (still) do? Might result in some clues.
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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by akaTB » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:03 pm

Walter wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:48 pm
akaTB wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:42 pm
Walter wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:31 pm

OK, you see the drive. Do you see its directories as well? Do you see files therein? Can you copy files from there to your PC? Etc.
He wrote he cannot copy qspi file therein.
Grazie. Seen that. But what can he (still) do? Might result in some clues.
Bitte. ;)
Yes, sorry: I misread. You suggest to check the opposite transfer.
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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by Nobody » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:16 pm

Walter wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:48 pm
akaTB wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:42 pm
Walter wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:31 pm

OK, you see the drive. Do you see its directories as well? Do you see files therein? Can you copy files from there to your PC? Etc.
He wrote he cannot copy qspi file therein.
Grazie. Seen that. But what can he (still) do? Might result in some clues.
I can see the drive. But I cannot see any directories or files there.
Its property shows that its available space is about 6 MB.
However, I am not sure that it is properly formatted.

When I tried to copy the qspi file there, a message appeared saying that a FAT system does not accept many files in its root (something like that), and the copy procedure was denied.
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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by Walter » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:28 pm

Thanks. Personally, I've no idea what's wrong with your device. But that should be enough chow for SM to find out.
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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by akaTB » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:35 pm

Did you try to format the disk from your PC?
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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by Nobody » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:37 pm

akaTB wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:35 pm
Did you try to format the disk from your PC?
Yes, I tried, but failed during formatting.
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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by Nobody » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:50 pm

Walter wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:28 pm
Thanks. Personally, I've no idea what's wrong with your device. But that should be enough chow for SM to find out.
Thanks for your time.
M.K.

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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by Michael » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:11 pm

Nobody wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:37 pm
akaTB wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:35 pm
Did you try to format the disk from your PC?
Yes, I tried, but failed during formatting.
I don't know what's wrong, but I suggest keep trying.
There are several threads found searching the forum for "0a09", like this one where it all of a sudden worked:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=144&p=2642&hilit=0a09#p2642

In the very beginning of the beta phase David changed some timing related to writing to QSPI and after that I don't recall exchanging PCBs because of that or because of anything else.

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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by David » Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:32 pm

Michael wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:11 pm
Nobody wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:37 pm
akaTB wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:35 pm
Did you try to format the disk from your PC?
Yes, I tried, but failed during formatting.
I don't know what's wrong, but I suggest keep trying.
There are several threads found searching the forum for "0a09", like this one where it all of a sudden worked:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=144&p=2642&hilit=0a09#p2642

In the very beginning of the beta phase David changed some timing related to writing to QSPI and after that I don't recall exchanging PCBs because of that or because of anything else.
Good, we have to find some starting point here. Please, do following steps:
- From "QSPI Load" menu select 1. Bootloader
- start dm_tool and flash DM42_flash_3.1.bin
- Calculator should start again in "QSPI Load" menu
- Select 5. FAT Disk Media Test > 2. Test and Format FAT
- After that you should be able to run 3. Activate USB disk and see the calc disk with /PROGRAM and /STATE folders
- copy DM42_qspi_3.1.bin to the root of the disk (don't forget correctly eject the disk so the contents could be properly written)
- Then 2. Load QSPI from FAT
After restart the calc should be OK.

Please, let me know where the process eventually fails in this list.

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Re: I failed in updating firmware V3.1

Post by Mark Hardman » Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:56 pm

I'm curious why the OP felt the need to update the QSPI. It is clear from grsbank's 3.1 announcement that the update is not needed:

"The QSPI chip's contents remains the same for versions 2.11.6, 3.0 and 3.1."

Perhaps a stronger warning in the release notes would deter people from needlessly performing the update.

Because both the flash and the QSPI bin files are available in the firmware update directory at https://www.swissmicros.com/dm42/firmware, there is an additional enticement to new users to download and apply both files. Might I suggest placing the QSPI files in a different directory and only include it in the firmware update directory when it is actually necessary.

Just a thought,

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