- Make sure the Zaurus isn't plugged into AC power.
- Remove the battery
- Switch battery switch to "on" position, but leave battery door open
- Hold the
Bkeys pressed, while inserting the battery
After some seconds, you see a Japanese SHARP boot screen and shortly after a login prompt.
Once you see the boot screen it is ok to:
(these steps will not reset your Zaurus)
- insert the power cable
- turn the battery switch to the "off" position
- put the battery cover on
turn the battery switch to the "on" position
cannot type anything after seeing the prompt ∞
Wait a few minutes until you can see the cursor blinking, and things will begin to work again.
This was seen with weeXpc 1.7 final.
Emergency root ∞
To get to a prompt, hold "D" and "B" while pressing the "Reset" pin with the stylus. This will boot to the console, where you can log in as root and fix whatever needs fixing.