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Upgrade Re-Starts on Every Reboot (FW 1.3.2) if left on card.

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by S5S5G6, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. S5S5G6

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    ((Apologies in advance to the board if this is covered - I searched and didn't find anything else similar. ))

    I upgraded to 1.3.2 yesterday on P3A, Remote, all my batteries with no issues. It all works Ok.

    The "problem" is I've left the FW files on root directory of my uSD card like always, as DJI even recommends. However, every time I boot up the P3A , it seems to go through the upgrade process again.

    Looking at the (also updated) app, it claims I'm on latest FW (1.3.2).
    Looking at the logs I see the success from the first upgrade...and every other upgrade.


    I realize I could simply delete the files and might be fine - but I'm a little alarmed something ain't quite right in my bird's brain (not to be confused with my bird brain). I've also just preferred to leave them on there in the past just in case.


    So, delete them and move on with life? Or something else?


    Thanks!
     
  2. jryser

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    Once my batteries, rc, and bird are updated, I remove those files. Ur birds brain is fine. If you were to look at the text file after each flight it will say "aborted" for the upgrade bc you already have it. Regardless - if you get a new battery put the .bin file back on so you can update your battery. That is what I do!


    Sent from my PT beating heart
     
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  3. msinger

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    It's not actually upgrading -- since you already have it installed. It's okay to remove the firmware from your memory card if you've already installed it on all of your additional batteries.
     
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  4. S5S5G6

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    Just to be clear...all my gear is upgraded. Yet when I boot it up with the files on, it takes about 10 minutes of upgrade beeping and green/red cycle on Camera LED and then makes the alternating beep and green LED when done. Just like the real thing :)


    Still, I'd rather fly today than listen to this thing beeping so I'm going to delete the files and see what happens.

    Thanks gents!
     
  5. S5S5G6

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    Checked out the logs again...this is weird, I definitely attempted the upgrade yesterday and included the portion below for my last "failure" of old FW.

    Whats under that is interesting because this definitely occurred well after the last instance recorded in the files.

    I deleted it all and its fine now, but I will post this here in case anyone sees the same issues, maybe it will help. Seems like mine never reported a "success" the last time so its just in limbo.
    However, the bird now shows its valid at 1.3.2 and flies so...whatever.


    ========== 2015.08.07 14:52:56 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.02.0008.bin
    Result: Abort.
    The firmware on the SD card is identical to or older than the current firmware on the aircraft.

    ========== 2014.01.01 00:00:11 remo-con disconnect======
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Upgrading ...
    Result: Success.

    ========== 2015.08.07 15:37:12 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Result: Abort.
    The firmware on the SD card is identical to or older than the current firmware on the aircraft.

    ========== 2015.08.07 15:47:40 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Upgrading ...
    Result: Success.

    ========== 2015.08.07 15:50:25 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Upgrading ...
    Result: Success.

    ========== 2015.08.07 15:52:11 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Upgrading ...
    Result: Success.

    ========== 2015.08.07 15:54:31 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Result: Failed.
    Reboot the aircraft and try to upgrade the firmware again.

    ========== 2015.08.07 15:56:36 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    EDIT: was eating at me that it never finished...so i dropped it back on and now its good. Not really sure what happened but now it no longer attempts to upgrade and is normal on startup.

    ========== 2015.08.08 11:10:24 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Result: Abort.
    The firmware on the SD card is identical to or older than the current firmware on the aircraft.

    ========== 2015.08.08 11:38:57 =====================
    Packet: P3S_FW_V01.03.0020.bin
    Result: Abort.
    The firmware on the SD card is identical to or older than the current firmware on the aircraft.
     
    #5 S5S5G6, Aug 8, 2015
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2015
  6. Red dog

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    Upgraded my P3A to DJI Go and v1.3.20 now the bird will not fly. The motors turn on and do the two revs then turn off. Any ideas?
     
  7. suck it up

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    you mean the spin up at motor activation? and then it dies?
     
  8. JohnK

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    DId you update your controller as well?