Freerunner's Future - sony ericsson evilness
tim at timwise.co.uk
Thu Jun 25 05:02:57 CEST 2009
my favourite sony ericsson bug is the one where it waits till your
"memory stick" (blergh) is almost totally full (with precious memories
etc), and then wraps round and overwrites the FAT, followed by a "this
card is not formatted" message. I'd link to the bug report but, erm,
well, there is no bug tracker.
I discovered it when trying to fill mine up with inconsequential mp3s,
my non techie friend tripped over it when she had filled it up with
photos. Thank f* for linux, dd and those clever recovery tools.
Al Johnson wrote:
> On Saturday 06 June 2009, Ben Wong wrote:
>>> My biggest disappointment has been the fact that my Openmoko Freerunner
>>> (which I've had since helping form the Austin buying group) is still
>>> not _nearly_ as reliable as any cheap simple handset I can get for 10%
>>> of the cost.
>> Not to disagree, I'd like to share that in the short time I've been
>> using my Freerunner as my only phone it has been much, MUCH, more
>> reliable than my previous "smart" phone.
> I was particularly amused to find a friend's Sony-Ericsson has the Buzz issue.
> Another bug is a tendency to switch network in the middle of a call when
> roaming, leaving both ends with a silent line. Then there was the long list of
> niggles and frustrations...at least we get to do something about (most of) our
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> community at lists.openmoko.org
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