What to do when apps keep crashing?

Adam Jimerson vendion at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 21:08:57 CET 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at hist.no>wrote:

> Adam Jimerson wrote:
> > Lately my freerunner seems to have gotten more unstable, some of the
> > things that it is doing include:
> > 1. Not wanting to fully connect during phone calls, it says it is
> > connected but I can't hear them and they can't hear me (this may be a
> > problem with my carrier, T-Moble sucks around here)
> > 2. Sound not working, I had my phone in vibrate and ring which use to
> > work but now it only vibrates
> These two seems to be the same thing. Something is wrong with sound,
> so you get no ringtone and no sound when connected.

I know pulseaudio likes to mess up sound but that is not installed on my FR.

> > 3. The config app crashes when I try and launch it, so I can't change
> > any of its setting like turn on or off services, can't connect to wifi,
> > etc...
> In an emergency, log in with ssh. Most configuration can be changed
> in the /etc directory.
> One thing to check when "everything breaks" is if the filesystem is
> full. It may fill up over time because of logfiles.
> Try the command "df".
> While my root filesysem is larger than I would like it, at 65% used it is
> not full.

> > 4. GPS doesn't fully work, in the sets program that comes with FDOM it
> > takes a couple of minutes before it starts finding satelites but in
> > TangoGPS it never can find any even after 10+ minutes.
> > 5. Installing/upgrading a program with opkg breaks it
> >
> > I have expectecd problems like these when I bought my freerunner but I
> > can't find a fix for any of them, flashing my kernel and distro only
> > delays the problem, it always comes back if not there after flashing it.
> Time for another distribution maybe - FDOM is kind of old?
> Tried the new SHR testing?

I will give SHR Testing a try

> Helge Hafting
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