No boot after today's (2012-6-16) pacman -Syyu


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by poseidon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:55 am
Updated my RPi today and now it doesn't boot anymore. Just the red LED, nothing else.

I did:

Power on
Login
# pacman -Syyu
# reboot

Anyone else has made this experience? What can I do now? Reinstall? Any new images out there (the latest is from April).

poseidon
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by pepedog » Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:09 pm
How long ago was your previous update?
Can you remember which packages were updated this time?
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by poseidon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:58 pm
Shame on me, not exactly.

The last update was the day before yesterda.

I remember having seen linux-raspberry-3.1.9-...

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by pepedog » Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:48 pm
There was a six hour period where there was a kernel update, but no firmware update, that caused this
You going to have to get all the files, except kernel.img, from here
https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware ... aster/boot
When you boot, do Syu again
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by poseidon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 3:14 pm
Sorry for my ignorance (not git user), but how may I get at those files?

cd /tmp/alarm
git checkout https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware ... aster/boot

That doesn't do it somehow...

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by pepedog » Sat Jun 16, 2012 3:29 pm
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by poseidon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 3:43 pm
Seems to be down?

Cloning into 'firmware'...
fatal: unable to connect to github.com:
github.com[0: 207.97.227.239]: errno=Connection timed out

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by pepedog » Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:43 pm
Search google on how to extract an xz file
wget http://us.mirror.archlinuxarm.org/arm/a ... pkg.tar.xz
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by poseidon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 5:19 pm
Looks good again. Thanks a lot!

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