[maemo-users] [maemo-users] mmc card corrupt

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Fri Jun 16 17:16:18 EEST 2006
On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 17:00, ext Chris Bare wrote:
> Has anyone seen any problems with the beta and formatting mmc cards?
> This may actually be a hardware problem with my mmc, but I wanted to check
> here and see what people thing.
> With the 2005 software I had a couple of directories on the card that would
> give me I/O errors from both the 770 and my linux desktop.
> Today I decided to try to fix that by formatting the mmc card using the 2006
> beta sofware. After several seconds, I got an error that said:
> memory card corrupt or unformatted
> On repeated attempts, it gives no error, but then says no memory card is
> inserted.
> I plugged the usb into my desktop, and was able to fdisk the card as well as
> create an ext2 filesystem on it. I got no error from mkfs, so I thought maybe
> the card was OK.
> I've tried various combinations of fdisk and using the 770 to format it, but
> so far no luck.
> What do you think, is this a hardware or software issue? Unfortunately I only
> have the 64MB card that came with the 770 because I never needed another one.

Please check the "MMC partitions w/ ITOS2006" thread in the mailing list
archives. (The 'dd if=zero ...' trick there should work.)

BR; Kimmo

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