I broke the main MiSTer

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I broke the main MiSTer

Postby theimporter » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:22 pm

So I transferred the new main (20190609) via FileZilla, but now I get a black screen when booting. I can still access the cores via FileZilla, but I can't control from the MiSTer hardware itself. I tried sending the file from both ASCII and Binary mode in FileZilla, but no differences.

What can I do about this?

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Re: I broke the main MiSTer

Postby Sorgelig » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:26 pm

Download latest Linux release and update all included files.

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Re: I broke the main MiSTer

Postby theimporter » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:03 am

Sorgelig wrote:Download latest Linux release and update all included files.


So are you basically saying that we should reinstall from scratch every time a new Main MiSTer core is released? Is this core coded with Windows 10 or something?

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Re: I broke the main MiSTer

Postby Sorgelig » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:01 am

I'm saying you can either:

a) unpack the rar file and copy everything from folder "files" to the root of SD card (exfat partition)
b) run the installer and press the update button

in both cases it will just replace the required files without neediung to reformat.

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Re: I broke the main MiSTer

Postby warham » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:08 am

was replying but as soon as I hit submit I saw sorgelig beat me to it :p and I don't see a way to delete my post.

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Re: I broke the main MiSTer

Postby jpxdude » Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:17 pm

This is great, thank you!

I used the updater script and midway through, the screen went black, and stayed black. I thought there was a problem with the MiSTer as well. These instructions worked for me. Thanks again.


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