[asterisk-users] OT: Polycom Firmware available (by accident?)

Dave Fullerton dfullertasterisk at shorelinecontainer.com
Tue Nov 11 11:58:48 CST 2008

Tilghman Lesher wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 November 2008 10:50:26 Dave Fullerton wrote:
>> Jared Smith wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 10:41 -0500, Dave Fullerton wrote:
>>>> Anyone looking for firmware should get it now before it disappears.
>>> It's my understanding that this isn't a fluke, but that Polycom has
>>> indeed changed their policy and will no longer you to go through your
>>> reseller to get the latest and greatest firmware.
>> That's awesome!
>> I had wondered that but since I hadn't seen links for 3.1.0B or the new
>> BootROM's it made me a little suspicious.
> I suspect that they do not want to support beta releases, so they don't
> make those generally available.  Also, the page you posted is for a fairly
> new phone, which I suspect already has the newest BootROM, so that download
> would be completely irrelevant.  If you instead looked at the page for a
> Polycom Soundpoint 430, for example, you would have found the BootROM, as
> this model was released with an earlier version.
> http://www.polycom.com/usa/en/support/voice/soundpoint_ip/soundpoint_ip430.html

I used the 450 link because it was the first one I came to. I had looked 
at the other phones pages just in case and they didn't have them either. 
It only offers 4.0.0 for download and not 4.1.0 or 4.1.2

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