[maemo-users] /usr/bin/ias keeps crashing my 770

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Mon Feb 18 13:16:55 EET 2008

ext Damien Challet wrote:
> On Monday 18 February 2008 11.57:54 Eero Tamminen wrote:
>> ext Damien Challet wrote:
>>> I am running 2007HE, latest version, and the stats of the lifeguard are
>>> telling: /usr/bin/ias was the cause of 251 reboots.
>> ias restarts or devices reboots?
> restarts my mistake (I have done my homework since I wrote my last email), but 
> the reboots seem to be related to ias. The reboot reason is always 32wd_to, 
> and no core file is created in /media/mmc1/core_dumps. In lifeguard_restarts, 
> ias increases by about 10-20 every day.
>>> Am right in thinking that this program has something to do with audio?
>> If I remember correctly, it's related to touchscreen sounds.
>> Maybe disabling them from control panel helps?
> They are already disabled.
> This is an valuable insight: on internettablettalk [1], somebody reported that 
> his tablet restarts about once every 3-4 days, and that the precursor is that 
> the touchscreen sounds stop, then after 4-6 seconds, reboot, which leaves him 
> time to save his work.

If he has time to save his work, I guess the device doesn't get
particularly slow before the reboot?

> Anyway, I have renamed /usr/bin/ias and killed the process. I will report in a 
> few days if ias was the culprit.

I think it's just an indication of an issue with multimedia.

The ias restarts probably just indicate DSP reset (which means that all
multimedia daemons are restarted).

	- Eero

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