[maemo-users] MMC reported as read only

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jan 7 18:00:15 EET 2008

ext Kevin T. Neely wrote:
> On my 770, I am running the latest OS2007HE and have a 2GB MMC card inserted, which is used for the maximum swap.
> While downloading a file to the MMC card, the device stopped and restated itself.  Now, writes to the card are rported as an I/O error, and that it is a read only filesystem.
> ideas on how to get it back to r/w?  Interestingly, control panel still reports swap as active and the tablet has not complained about that yet.

Does "cat /proc/swaps" in terminal show swap being still in use?

Does the card work in other devices?

In worst case it could be:

I'm not sure whether HE kernel is updated for this.

> output of mount and fstab:
> ~ $ cat /etc/fstab
> rootfs  /               rootfs  defaults,errors=remount-ro,noatime   0 0 /dev/mmcblk0p1  /media/mmc1 vfat rw,noauto,nodev,noexec,nosuid,utf8,uid=29999 0 0
> ~ $ mount
> rootfs on / type rootfs (rw)
> /dev/root on /mnt/initfs type jffs2 (rw)
> none on /mnt/initfs/proc type proc (rw)
> none on /mnt/initfs/sys type sysfs (rw)
> none on /mnt/initfs/tmp type tmpfs (rw)
> /dev/mtdblock4 on / type jffs2 (rw,rpsize=1024,rpuid=0,rpuid=30000)
> none on /tmp type tmpfs (rw)
> proc on /proc type proc (rw)
> sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw)
> none on /dev type tmpfs (rw)
> devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw)
> /dev/mmcblk0p1 on /media/mmc1 type vfat (rw,noauto,nodev,noexec,nosuid,utf8,uid=29999,shortname=mixed,dmask=000)

	- Eero

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