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Hardware Reset for bricked ELS61 | Thales IoT Developer Community

March 4, 2019 - 4:40pm, 2530 views


I've managed to get an ELS61-E R2 into a bricked state as I have an app loaded that is throwing a nullpointer but when thrown the module then says something along the lines of 'Abnormal exit restarting'. This restarts the app and therefore crashes over and over again.  After doing this multiple ***** (around 5) the module will then sit powered on and able to connect via a COM Port but I am unable to talk to it and will go into standby within 5-10minutes. 

I cannot access any of the ports as all this happens so quickly. I have even wrote a python script that is running on my PC to try to spam a message that may hopefully get through and stop the app before this happens but had no luck.

So what I am looking for is a hardware pin that I can use to reset the module entirely back to factory settings or something along those lines. 

I've also seen the MESFormat tool although cannot get that to format the drive either.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.