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Flash N 770

Flashing the Nokia 770 internet tablet on Linux PPC.

Flasher 3.5

Download flasher

Download image

Flash procedure

  • Run flasher sudo flasher-3.5 -F ./SU-18_2008HACKER_4.2007.50-6_PR_F5_MR0_ARM.bin -f -R
  • Plug in USB cable
  • Plug in power cable

Old Method


Download and build 0xFFFF.

tar -xzvf 0xFFFF-0.3.1.tar.gz

Install dependencies

sudo apt-get install libusb-dev


cd 0xFFFF-0.3.1

Prepare FIASCO image

  1. Download image from Nokia site
  2. Extract FIASCO image:
    0xFFFF -u /path/to/SU-18_2007HACKER_4.2008.7-1_PR_F5_MR0_ARM.bin -e . 


  1. Turn off N770, disconnect power
  2. Connect USB
  3. On the N770 hold the Home key and press the Power button, keep holding the Home key until the "NOKIA" splash screen appears with the configuration icon below it.
  4. run 0xFFFF as root to show settings:
    sudo 0xFFFF -i 
  5. Flash new root filesystem:
    sudo 0xFFFF -R -p rootfs 
  6. Check that it boots

Repeat the flashing process for the kernel piece. Same as above, except:

sudo 0xFFFF -R -p rootfs 
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