IDBG - any suggestions ?

Daniel Clark dclark at pobox.com
Thu Jul 15 18:52:22 EDT 2010


On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Werner Almesberger <werner at openmoko.org> wrote:
> The idea here is to make sure that, no matter what the application
> does, we always have a chance to upload a new version through DFU,
> thus making IDBG unbrickable. Boot loader and application each have
> their own USB stack, so that any bugs in the application's stack
> don't affect the boot loader. (I could probably make the
> application reuse part of the boot loader's stack, but then I'd
> have to add better abstractions, worry about compatibility between
> distant versions, etc.)

Have you looked into using OpenBoot (as used on OLPC XO)? I believe it
provides such abstractions.

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