[Chugalug] OT: kill me please

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 15:52:39 UTC 2013


I wonder if a BartPE environment with XP as a base would be sufficient,
that may be a viable alternative, given the CD-ROM is read-only, it depends
on the flash utility's requirements, but it's worth looking into... =)


On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 10:41 AM, Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ed,
>
> A funny and true story:
>
> ALL of the cell phone flashing and diagnosis tools that my cell phone
> factories use for uploading new firmware into phones, or tracing
> software/firmware issues are....
>
> YEP. You guessed it... Windows XP Only!
>
> I keep an XP laptop here that is for no other purpose than flashing phones
> when we are doing software revisions.
>
> So far I have been unable to get the damned tools to run on a VM...
>
> All HAIL XP!
>
>  Phil Sieg
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>
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>
> *"The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up
> with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds."
>
> *
> *Steve Jobs, 1955-2011*
>
>
>
>
> On Feb 5, 2013, at 10:33 AM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>
> "because windows xp is unsupported, its ok to install it"
>
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