[debian] State of annoying memory card corruption bug?

joakim at verona.se joakim at verona.se
Thu Oct 9 18:22:13 CEST 2008

Fox Mulder <Quakeman1 at gmx.net> writes:

> The kernel shipped with debian has the corruption bug.
> To update your kernel you must do it by hand. The instruction how to do
> this is in the debian page in the openmoko wiki [1].
> I changed my /boot partition from vfat to ext2 and symlink the
> boot-kernel to the one i want to use because i switch between the actual
> OM and FSO kernels.

I followed the instructions and installed a new kernel. I still get the
corruption bug whenever I shut down the FR unexpectedly.

> Ciao,
>      Rainer
> [1]
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Debian#How_to_replace_the_default_kernel_with_a_recent_openmoko_kernel
> joakim at verona.se wrote:
>> Fox Mulder <Quakeman1 at gmx.net> writes:
>>> Which kernel and from when do you use?
>>> This bug should be fixed in newer kernels. But i still use the apm
>>> suspend/resume script which works for me since i installed debian.
>> Ok, how do I ensure I have a newer kernel? I just use the kernel shipped
>> with Debian, I think.
>>> Ciao,
>>>      Rainer
>>> joakim at verona.se wrote:
>>>> It is rather annoying to fix the memory card whenever it gets corrupted
>>>> and wont boot. I know there are workaround scripts, but they dont work
>>>> for me, since I most often get corruption after booting after unexpected
>>>> power down.
>>>> Is there any progress on this bug? Any working workarounds ?
Joakim Verona

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