Dead card after wrong pda and firmware flashing

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Fri Apr 4 21:09:41 PST 2003

On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 05:58:00PM +0200, david jaoui wrote:

> Before messing up with my card, I dumped everything : PDA, firmware and the whole flash.
> Do you think they are valid to use and to reinsert into the card ?

That might be possible, assuming you indeed saved everything from the

> Is Genesis mode a way to have full access to the card ? Because it's seems to be blocked. (busy bit uncleared error).

Genesis mode stops normal startup from flash and make the card wait for
commands that can be used to write the flash. It should allow reflashing
of cards that have invalid firmware image on them.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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