[maemo-users] Lock, sleep, power-down

From: Ryan Pavlik abiryan at ryand.net
Date: Sun Jun 8 00:30:51 EEST 2008
David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
> Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 10:14:27PM -0500, David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
>>> I'm voting for software.  I see ke-recv occupying >50% of cpu and >25% 
>>> of memory when "nothing is happening" (it's connected to local wifi, no 
>>> web browser open) and hald-addon-<something> occupying >50% of memory.  
>> If I'm not mistaken, ke-recv is the thing that mounts SD cards.  It
>> shouldn't eat >50% CPU for any longer period of time.  Interesting.  I'd
>> check if the card were properly seated, and I'd check the filesystem on the
>> card (I believe it's possible to corrupt a FAT filesystem and end up
>> with recursive directory loops).
> Thanks, will do.  I think I'm going to reflash it (there's not that much 
> to reconfigure), as well.  Though I suppose I should check the card 
> format first, on the principle of perturbing as close to exactly one 
> thing as possible between tests.
> What's the best way to check the card format?  Checkdisk on Windows 
> through my card reader?  Or are the right tools there on the N800?  I 
> can look for those.
You can unmount it (run just "mount" first to remember the /dev/ name)
and run dosfsck (perhaps just fsck?  Don't remember... might need to
specify that it's a "vfat" volume.) from a terminal or ssh session.

Ryan Pavlik

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