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

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jun 9 12:12:21 EEST 2008

ext Marius Gedminas wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 02:13:03PM -0500, David Dyer-Bennet 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 does also some other similar things, but basically it should be
idle as should hald-* processes.

>>> 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.
> Good idea.  You could also try to pull the card(s) out and see if you
> still get 50% CPU usage.

Good idea.  One could also check what "dmesg" says, whether it shows
anything suspicious.

>> What's the best way to check the card format?  Checkdisk on Windows 
>> through my card reader?
> Yes, I believe that would be most convenient if you've got Windows
> available.
>> Or are the right tools there on the N800?
> I'm not sure.  IIRC, the File Manager has some sort of repair option in
> one of the menus, that probably invokes dosfsck behind the scenes.
> (There's also the option of going hardcore and running dosfck as root
> from a terminal, but its user interface is a bit silly.  Not
> recommended.)

	- Eero

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