[debian] State of annoying memory card corruption bug?

Fox Mulder Quakeman1 at gmx.net
Thu Oct 9 19:17:30 CEST 2008

What do you mean by shut down "unexpectedly" ?

The sd-card corruption patch which is in the recent kernels fixes the
sd-bug when going into suspend and resume which isn't unexpected.

joakim at verona.se wrote:
> 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 ?

More information about the community mailing list