If you attach an updated lens to a camera body that has not yet been updated, the camera will detect this after you turn it on by indicating that a firmware update for the camera body is needed. Watch out for news regarding Fuji’s XF lens lineup!
Conversely, the camera will also indicate that a lens firmware update is needed if you attach a lens that hasn’t been updated to a camera body with a newer firmware version. Oh, and if you use a X-Pro1 or X-E1 and haven’t already done so: consider getting a copy of my book “Mastering the FUJIFILM X-Pro1” (Kindle Edition) (Apple i Book Store) (German version).
As part of looking at geotargeting with PHP and Geo IP the other day I posted how to enable the PHP Geo IP functions on Debian 5.
Unfortunately there doesn't seem to be any way to update the Geo file automatically with more up to date IP address mapping so this post shows how it can be done manually, and provides a BASH script for automation.
This product key can be found on a sticker on the CD case or may have been sent by email.
A licence file will be returned by email, and must be saved to mascot/config/licdb.
While this column is officially due on Fridays, Fuji has a habit of issuing firmware updates (and press releases etc.) on a Thursday.
And so they did today, releasing firmware updates for the X-Pro1, the X-E1 and the XF35mm F1.4 R – with a delay of two weeks due to a last minute bug fix regarding the XF18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS “kit zoom” lens. You can determine the status of the firmware in your X-series camera (and whichever lens you have attached at the time if it’s an X-Mount camera) by holding down the DISP/BACK button while turning the camera on. By following websites like Fujirumors, you can find out if there is a newer firmware version than what is currently installed on your camera. If you don’t see the new firmware listed on the global FUJIFILM firmware update site, there’s a good chance your browser or Internet provider has still cached an older version of that webpage.
Is reloading the service after the replacement enough or do I need to restart it? The Geo IP database file is opened both by the master process and the worker processes.
However, reload seems to be enough for both to load the new version of Geo file (but both keep also the old/deleted version open).
So I thought this may be a good opportunity to write up some tips regarding firmware updates and release it here ahead of time as well. You can then download the new firmware updates directly from FUJIFILM using this link. In this case, just delete your browser cache or force your browser to reload and refresh the page by, for example, holding the Alt or Option key while clicking on Reload. When you download a new camera or lens firmware update to your computer, make sure you do NOT have previous firmware update downloads either for the X-Pro1, X-E1, other Fujifilm cameras or any XF lenses sitting in your PC’s download destination folder.
File naming conflicts may cause your computer to save the new file under a different name (like The updating process can take several minutes, so it is important that your battery is fully charged.
It's important to keep the data file up to date as directories get updated etc in order to keep as accurate as possible.