Are you uploading a filesystem image?
I think you have to make sure your terminal software implements the kermit transfer protocol.

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 3:42 PM, Fabian Seitz <> wrote:

I'm able to communicate to my gumstix using Minicom and dev/ttyUSB0 port
by a USB to RS232 converter. When using the zmodem to upload files the
following error cames across:

"Failure executing protocol"

Do I have to consider any settings?

Thanks a lot!

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