Archive for July, 2009

Firmware Wall of Shame: Garmin GPS Bootloader

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 Michael Barr

Some of Garmin’s GPS units (including members of the popular nuvi product family) are apparently locking up during the software upgrade process. Sounds like a bug in their bootstrap loader (a.k.a., bootloader) to me. A fix is now available. Full details at