[maemo-users] Hangs writing to SDHC?

From: James Knott james.knott at rogers.com
Date: Mon Aug 20 14:30:17 EEST 2007
David Hagood wrote:
> Over the past couple of days, my N800 has developed a problem writing to
> one of the two 8 gig SDHC cards I have in it (the external card).
> I can format the card and all is well, but as soon as I try to write any
> significant amount of data to the card, the writing process will block
> and never unblock. Indicated CPU will go to 100%. SSH'ing in and running
> a "sync" will cause the sync command to block forever.
> Tailing /var/log/syslog and/or running dmesg shows no unusual warning
> messages.
> Does anybody have any good suggestions for where to go from here?

First, try to determine if the problem is with the card or slot.  Swap
the cards to see if the problem moves.  If it does, the card is defective.

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