Download the appropriate files to the root of your CF or SD card, and rename them to these names:
- Make sure that Zaurus isn't plugged into AC power.
- Remove battery for at least 5 seconds.
- Replace battery (replace battery cover, lock cover).
- Plug in the power cord.
- Press and hold the
OKbutton on the keyboard.
- Turn the power on, you should see the Japanese service menu.
- Select option
- Choose either
SD, depending on which media you put the files on.
Steps 1-3 can be skipped under some circumstances.
- In some cases, it's possible to hold
ONwhile inserting the power cable or while it's rebooting.
When the distribution is performing the install, if the periods go way past the 100%-mark then you probably have a bad
Holding OK and pressing the power button does nothing ∞
The orange power light is on when the power cable is plugged in.
There is no change when holding
OK and pressing
power. Nothing ever happens.
I tried a Zaurus SL-C1000 NAND backup or restore to no avail.
The power light blinks if the battery is out,
OK is held while the power is plugged in.
... I screwed around for a long while before it finally decided to work.
When this happened a second time, I couldn't fix it. I couldn't even do a NAND restore.. it was refusing to find the NAND file. What the fuck.
Selecting option 4 does nothing ∞
Whatever you choose seems to give the Japanese "not found" message.
solution: make sure you have the power cord plugged in.
- if your previous OS powers on when you press
- If none of this does anything, then try emergency console boot:
Log in as root, type
reboot and hold
OK. It should get you into the proper mode, with the Japanese maintenance screen.
cannot type anything ∞
The blue install screen is seen, but you cannot cursor or press enter to select options. The cursor is on 'OK' but blinks slower than usual.
Just wait a minute and it will begin to work again.
This was seen with weeXpc 1.7 final.