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Rookie
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-04-2017
Message 11 of 14 (485 Views)

Re: XAV-AX100 update failed

Bless you, my child! You saved me from ripping this thing out! Funny that I had to scrounge for a 2gb flash drive. Sure would have been nice if they had put that in the notes.
Enthusiast
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-11-2017
Message 12 of 14 (394 Views)

Re: XAV-AX100 update failed

Exactly same situation. I have tried to assign a volume name, formatted FAT/FAT32, tried 7-8 different flash drives, SD cards with memory card reader, but no success. Contacted sony support but they were not helpful at all. They wanted me to send the device to them at my own $$, also the return shipping!!! Ended up with getting the replacement from the reseller. I am so afraid of being bricked again.

Rookie
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-14-2017
Message 13 of 14 (65 Views)

Re: XAV-AX100 update failed

Initially had the same problem.

 

I had then used a 1GB USB which I setup with the following:

 

Format:      FAT16

Label:        Volume

 

Directory Structure:

 

\

CUST_PACK.bin

st16mcu.bin

 

\Update

     CUST_PACK.bin

      vst16mcu.bin

 

Worked like a charm.

Enthusiast
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎11-07-2017
Message 14 of 14 (63 Views)

Re: XAV-AX100 update failed

It has to do with the partition format (independently of the file system of the main partition). A GUID partition map will allow you to start the update, but will fail in the middle. An old-style MBR partition map will work throughout. Repartition your USB key with the MBR partition map and with the FAT32 filesystem if you are stuck.

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