KIPR Link Flash gone wrong?

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ryanvade
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Hello everyone. Our link started acting weird. The screen would flash, virtual buttons wouldn't work, menus would not look right. So I downloaded a copy of the Firmware from
http://files.kipr.org/link/1.9.5/kovan_update.img.gz

Now the link won't stop restarting. By this I mean that when I turn it on, it displays "Kiss Institute for Practical Robotics" the screen goes blank, then displays "Kiss Institute for Practical Robotics" again. I know the update was successful, or at least completed. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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I only had to reloaded 10 times and attempt to flash 11 times. I eventually used aria2c to download the file.

Can someone please put the MD5SUM on the web site?

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I had to re download the file some 20 times before I switched to aria2c down-loader. Can someone confirm the MD5SUM for me'?
846eababc5eb71c77a0bd3922aac7b79

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I just downloaded the file and got an MD5 of 846eababc5eb71c77a0bd3922aac7b79. The MD5 I got is a match.

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Are you able to get into the recovery mode still by holding the side button during boot? If not, it's bricked. There are two options in that case:

1. Send it in for a manual re-flashing
2. Open it up (VOIDING YOUR WARRANTY) and manually reflash the SD card with dd.

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