SD Card Fix Fubar
andy at openmoko.com
Sun Aug 3 11:09:41 CEST 2008
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| Well I think I screwed my SD card reader trying to solder on the GPS fix.
| I got the cap soldered on, slamed in an sd card and fired it up.
| No card. Nothing mounted at /media/card and doing a manual mount
| produced the error
| mount: special device /dev/mmcblk0p1 does not exist
| So.... pulled the card out, got out the big magnifier and there was a
| solder spec between pin 6 and 7! *hit!
| I unsoldered the cap, sucked and scraped all the solder out. Metered
| between all the pins to verify no shorts( I know I should have done that
| first). Put the card back in and no joy.. nada..
| Not sure how to proceed now. Is Openmoko going to be taking FR's back
| for repairs?
It probably ain't FUBAR'd after this "easy" mod ((C)2008 Steve). You
should get a cheap multimeter and check for shorts using the Ohm range
of that rather than just going by eye.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Fedora - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the community