Re: N800 Locking up regularly, even after reimage.
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Am 10.03.2011 02:22, schrieb David Hagood: > I have a N800 that locks up on a far too regular basis, even though I've > reflashed it several times. > > I normally run with root on the internal SDHC card, to save wear and > tear on the internal flash & to have a larger rootfs to install more > stuff. Installing more stuff is a good argument, while wear is not something you should not have to worry about. > The symptoms are maddingly variable, yet consistent: the unit will be > working fine, then, I do "something" to cause it to change state, and it > locks up. Sometimes it's plugging the charger in. Sometimes it's > unlocking it. Sometimes it's just unblanking the screen. Sometimes it > will lock with 100% CPU, and no response to any keypresses or > touchscreen events, but the clock on the desktop keeps updating. > Sometimes it locks with the LED flashing. Sometimes it just dies. In no > cases is it possible to get it to shut down by any means other than > removing the battery. I would very much guess that this is caused by your rootfs on SD. I can imagine many cases where a slight "waking up the SD too late" can cause hickups on running system services and thus all kinds of random badnesses. > Moreover, on a regular basis it screws the rootfs (EXT3), sometimes just > some minor issues a fsck will fix, sometimes totally borking it. I've > also noticed that there are enough differences between what the N800 > calls ext3 and what my Maverick laptop thinks ext3 is that doing an fsck > on the laptop almost aways makes a mess of the card. > > Has anybody else seen this? Would the new kernels in the Diablo Turbo > packages be worth applying? Have you probably also tried to use a different SD card? Maybe the card is a little flaky - I had quite some by now too. Cheers nils -- kernel concepts GbR Tel: +49-271-771091-12 Sieghuetter Hauptweg 48 D-57072 Siegen Mob: +49-176-21024535 http://www.kernelconcepts.de _______________________________________________ maemo-users mailing list maemo-users@xxxxxxxxx https://lists.maemo.org/mailman/listinfo/maemo-users