Have I fried my freerunner?

Chuck Norris norris.chuck at mail.ru
Fri Mar 4 04:12:28 CET 2011

04.03.2011 06:27, John O'Hagan пишет:
> On Tue, 1 Mar 2011, Thomas HOCEDEZ wrote:
>> On Tue, 1 Mar 2011 13:16:54 +0000
>> "John O'Hagan" <research at johnohagan.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> After a couple of years of fairly trouble-free
>>> qtmoko-FR use, I used a cheap in-car charger on a
>>> recent trip. The charger died, and the FR itself
>>> began exhibiting a number of odd behaviours such
>>> as not coming back from suspend, indicating
>>> charging status when it was not charging,
>>> crashing, and after a couple of days, not booting
>>> into qtmoko at all.
>>> Instead, I get an error like "debugfs dir creation
>>> failed -19", then a Debian login prompt.
>>> Unfortunately, I haven't been able to ssh into the
>>> FR to investigate, as it doesn't show up on my
>>> debian laptop as usbX or ethX, only as /dev/ACM0,
>>> so I'm stuck as to how to get the USB networking
>>> going.
> [...]
>> Woo, don't smells good.
>> But I would try to reflash it with QtMoko once again. or with a 
> totally
>> different distro such as Android. The secodn one has an 
> installer that
>> verbose the output of the flashing progress. This way, you can 
> see if it
>> fails to write on some clusters on the flash.
>> Let us know the results !
> Thanks for your reply. I'm a little confused about what is going on 
> in my FR. The fact that I'm getting a Debian login prompt means it 
> is actually booting, right? So the problem must be in subsequent 
> stages of initialising Qtopia? 
> Because it's not showing up as /dev/ethX or /devusbX as I 
> mentioned, I haven't been able to re-flash it or even back it up 
> with neotool, which doesn't find the device. To be honest it's 
> been a long time since I flashed it because I've been updating 
> qtmoko using apt-get, so I may be doing it wrong. Any advice how 
> to ssh into the freerunner in theses circumstances?
> Regards,
>  John
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Use another sd card with different distro if possible

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