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EdisonSignpostFirmwareFailedToUpdate

Firmware Failed to update.

Summary: Using the Intel Edison Setup Application failed to install the Signpost image. See https://github.com/lab11/signpost/issues/28 Solution: Use the flashAll.sh script in the image file. Details:

  1. In the Intel Edison Setup Application:
    1. Click on "Flash Firmware"
    2. Click on "Select the local image"
    3. Browse to the image is in signpost/software/edison/ and select the toFlash.tar.gz file.
    4. Click on Next. The image should be extracted.
      1. If there are problems validating the image, then there could be issues with how git lfs was set up. The size of the toFlash.tar.gz file should be about 158Mb

See https://github.com/lab11/signpost/issues/28

If you get a message about "Uh-oh! Your Intel Edison did not update, This is likely because your Intel Edison did not reconnect properly, You'll need to download the newer firmware and manually update the Intel Edison Board. Detailed instructions are at https://software.intel.com/en-us/flashing-your-firmware-edison

  1. As an optional check, use the Intel Edison Setup Application to download and install the latest firmware.
  2. Follow the manual flashing instructions
    #Assuming brew is already installed
    brew install dfu-util coreutils gnu-getopt
    cd signpost/software/edison/
    tar -zxf toFlash.tar.gz
    cd toFlash
    ./flashall.sh
    # In the Finder, unmount the Edison partition
    # Be sure to be plugged in to the otg port, not the console port of the [[https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14105 | SparkFun Base Kit for Intel® Edison KIT-14105]]

Below is a sample run:

bash-3.2$ ./flashall.sh
Using U-Boot target: edison-blankcdc
Now waiting for dfu device 8087:0a99
Please plug and reboot the board
Flashing IFWI
Copying data from PC to DFU device
Copying data from PC to DFU device
Flashing U-Boot
Download        [=========================] 100%       237568 bytes
Flashing U-Boot Environment
Copying data from PC to DFU device
Flashing U-Boot Environment Backup
Copying data from PC to DFU device
Rebooting to apply partition changes
Now waiting for dfu device 8087:0a99
Flashing boot partition (kernel)
Copying data from PC to DFU device
Flashing rootfs, (it can take up to 5 minutes... Please be patient)
Copying data from PC to DFU device
Rebooting
U-boot & Kernel System Flash Success...
Your board needs to reboot to complete the flashing procedure, please do not unplug it for 2 minutes.
bash-3.2$
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