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8284Re: Boot image for the 300D?

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  • Mark
    Jul 15 6:17 AM
      It might be a bit before I get time to dig into it. However I have another 300D coming from Ebay, I'm hopeful I can use it to get a foothold into the broken 300D.

      I've got a 16 core Linux box sitting in my living room running my house, it's come in handy to expand the firmware images for extracting files. Desktop is a Windows machine because I need that for other apps. I like the mixed environment, best of both worlds.\


      --- In canondigicamhacking@yahoogroups.com, "Fred A. Miller" <fmiller@...> wrote:
      > On 07/12/2013 10:31 AM, Mark wrote:
      > > I tried to flash UnDutchable on a 300D I got cheap. It got to 84% and froze, now the camera won't boot. It's probably my fault for using a 4gb CF card partitioned to be a 1.5gb drive.
      > >
      > > It's not quite dead, when I have a CF card in, and put a battery in, the CF light blinks once. Seeing this, I extracted the DiskA.img file from the firmware and wrote it to an 8mb CF card (I have a patch BTW if anyone can't get the extract running under 64bit Linux, I'll try to post it when I'm at home). With the image written to the card, when I put in the battery it blinks several times. If I remove the camera.exe from the CF card, it again goes back to blinking once. To me this indicates it's reading the CF, and running the camera.exe file.
      > >
      > > Has anyone been in this situation before? I'm more than happy to experiment, I picked up an XTi to use as my camera, so the 300D is a "let's see what happens" kind of project. My next step was to setup a 16bit compiler and see if I could get any data off of the camera, to see what's on the A: and B: partition, free time being the limited commodity at this point.
      > Have fun and do report back to us with how it goes. And, see my sig.
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