I have read, attempted and almost smashed my n9. I am just trying to factory flash and this should be simple but somehow, not so much. Go to Navifirm pop in my product code from the sim (059J245). There are 2 listed. I open flasher and pop in a quick flasher -i and get this:
USB device found at bus 253, device address 3.
Device serial number is N/A
Found device RM-696, hardware revision 1603
NOLO version 2.3.6
Version of 'sw-release': DFL61_HARMATTAN_30.2012.07-1_PR_005
I take a look and download the one with the 005 although the name form Navifirm is different. Run the flashing command: