Hi, try to install /e/ on FP3 with Linux Mint. I have following the description successful until the fastboot -w command and failed by “”. I would be glad for any hints… THanks
Did you use the latest version of Fastboot? download here
I did the fastboot installation on a manjaro system and had no problems. Maybe it’s a problem with the connection between fastboot and your phone. What do you get from the command
# / sudo fastboot devices?
Did you intend to copy the error message between the “”? Looks like your post is missing something there, because earlier reports of problems with
fastboot -w usually contained some kind of error message.
sudo fastboot devices gives me the device number… but fastboot -w can’t find any device
sure, the message is - waiting for any device -
Can you type this:
fastboot version is fastboot version 1:8.1.0+r23-5~18.04
I tried it again, after starting the FP3 in Fastboot mode and plug it via usb to the PC, fastboot can’t reach the FP3, msg: waiting for any device.
Use version 30.0.1-6435776, there are known problems with other versions., see link above.
ok, thanks! Will come back with the results tomorrow night …
When you updated to a newer version of fastboot and the same error still happens, I would try to execute all fastboot commands with
sudo fastboot -w.
thanks, latest version of fastboot finds the device :-). Next steps have to wait, /E/ documentation for next instruction is not reachable since this morning. I’ll be back…
many thanks to all! Latest version of fastboot and sudo command solve the issue!
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