[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Card reader errors across multiple devices - bad N800 production line batche?

From: Jonathan Greene atmasphere at atmasphere.net
Date: Thu Jan 25 04:51:32 EET 2007
Just curious whether you are using the updated 2007 release or the one
that comes installed in the box?

On 1/24/07, Kon Wilms <kon at geopacket.com> wrote:
> All,
> I purchased N800 #1 and tested a 'known to work' 4Gb Transcend 150x SD
> (non-HC) card on it.
> Formatting and then initializing with swap corrupted the card. I dosfsck'd
> it under Linux and the report was a corrupted header. If I fix it and put it
> back in the N800 it is readable. The N800 is unable to format it without
> corrupting it.
> So I figured the N800 was maybe bad. I returned to CompUSA who replaced it
> with N800 #2. The new one has the same issue.
> The kicker is that the last octet of the MAC address differs by about 5. So
> this leads me to believe that both of these were from the same production
> batch.
> The internal and external readers have the same problems.
> This card works without problems in a camera, garmin, phone, 3 desktop and 1
> laptop-integrated card readers (one being around 2 years old, the others
> being newer).
> The device hw version on these two is 1301.
> Has anyone else experienced this issue? Could we have a h/w rev or faulty
> batch of card readers here?
> Cheers
> Kon
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