[maemo-developers] Data corruption on N770 in OS2007 HE

From: Alex DAMIAN smcstorage at gmail.com
Date: Wed Nov 7 12:38:44 EET 2007
Well, first I was suspecting an off-by-2 (if that exists) somewhere in code,
since to ^@ is indeed 0 (and I thought of some error in a C program). It was
more interesting since the error bytes would come in pairs and would replace
the same letters "l " (ending of the word "install ", but in different

I'm not familiar with internals of dpkg but I hoped for an error in dpkg
routines which handle the status file; now you made my day, I need a better
tablet :)


On 11/7/07, Frantisek Dufka <dufkaf at seznam.cz> wrote:
> Alex DAMIAN wrote:
> > Does anyone else experience these issues ?
> Ahything random can happen with wi-fi connected 770 due to this
> https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2006
> It doesn't matter which system (2006 or 200HE) you use.
> BTW this problem can be caused by any other bug too, but since ^@ looks
> like interpretation of zero, ^@^@ may be really caused by this bug since
> it overwrites random memory with two zeroes. Congratulations, looks like
> you have won a lottery :-)
> Frantisek
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