|05-01-2007, 09:03 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2007
Device: Sony PRS 500
I bricked my sony reader and need a fresh backup
1. My firmware was updated once by Sony's connect reader software. Maybe this is stupid and lead to bricked device?
2. In order to read Asian font I followed this post https://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9139. As I already updated my firmware, I used one come from this thread (which is a packed .zip file from a Korean site contains all scripts, commands and a backup file named mtd14).
3. After uploading the new firmware using command:
python ebook.py pwrite "Fsk" opt.fs'
my device restart. Btw, this operation finished within 4-5 seconds. Is this common?
4. My device will always hang on "starting up..." window and never enter the main interface.
5. Finally I found topic "Recovering From Catastrophic Failure (Unbricking)" from wiki through https://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/Sony_Reader_hack
I tried ten times and it does show me "Updating firmware now...".
What should I do now from this point? The wiki says "Flash the device with a known good firmware image using ebook.py. " But where can I get such a good firmware image? It seems the one I got (in step 2) is not correct.
Any of you got a good firmware image that I can recover from? And what command should I type? probably python ebook.py pwrite "Fsk" opt.fs?
Or I don't have any chance simply because I updated my firmware?
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