[maemo-developers] Continuous reboot problem with the N770 hacker edition

From: Rainer Dorsch rdorsch at web.de
Date: Fri Apr 20 19:26:42 EEST 2007

I used the N770 with the hacker edition of OS2007 heavily last week and it 
The device is rebooting constantly, even putting it into RD mode did not help 
getting rid of this. The sequence is
1. blue boot progress bar
2. Nokia hands and sound
3. almost immidiately after the sound, a white stripe appears on the left of 
the display. Looks like this is the Maemo menue bar. Then the screen becomes 
4. after approx. 19 seconds the device reboots and continues with 1.

I interrupt the reboot cycles by removing the battery.

I am not aware that I did something uncommon before that happend, except 
accessing via USB to the MMC card (which I do very rarely). Removing the 
cable again apparently broke the MMC and I had to run e2fsck. 

Before I flash the device, I though I ask here if somebody is interested in 
some more debug data (and knows how I get them).


Rainer Dorsch
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