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Stupid mistake, how to reflash?

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by jyavenard, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. jyavenard

    jyavenard Network Guru Member


    working on the firmware, I modified the tomato.js file and forgot to close a square-bracket (in the list of menu on the left)

    So now, the web page shows nothing. In the upgrade page , the upgrade button doesn't do anything ..

    Is there a way to reflash the image easily ?
    everything else is working okay

  2. jyavenard

    jyavenard Network Guru Member


    Turned out to be rather easy using a simple HTML submit form ; using the /upgrade.cgi page..

    All fixed
  3. SgtPepperKSU

    SgtPepperKSU Network Guru Member

    I know there's a way to do it from the command line directly, but I don't know it off the top of my head. Instead, you could copy the admin-upgrade.asp and tomato.js files to the /var/wwwext folder and make the necessary changes to them to make them functional. Then just use ext/admin-upgrade.asp instead of admin-upgrade.asp
  4. jyavenard

    jyavenard Network Guru Member

    It's the first thing I tried ; not so simple...
    in the end, this code did it:
    <form name='form_upgrade' method='post' action='' encType='multipart/form-data'>
    <input type='file' name='file'> <input type="submit" name="mysubmit" value="Upgrade">

    The http_id value can be retrieved by looking at the source of any page...

    While it was flashing, I checked on the console what was happening.
    This exe is being run:
    mtd-write -w -i /tmp/flashsTkJqk -d linux

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