[maemo-users] Getting started with a 770, tips?

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Feb 24 15:50:10 EET 2010
On Tue, 2010-02-23 at 16:50 +0100, ext chombee wrote:
> 2. I enabled the option in the control panel to use 64MB of the 2GB
> memory card as additional swap space. Unfortunately this seems to have
> had the effect of making the entire card a read-only filesystem. When I
> try to turn the option off again it fails, saying something like 'failed
> to remove swap space'. If I take the card out, as soon as I re-insert it
> OS2007 seems to find the swap space and start using it. I took the 2GB
> card out and replaced it with a 1GB one and was careful not to enable
> the swap option. The 2GB card is useless now unless I can do something
> about it from the terminal or use another device to format it.

Sounds like the 2GB card had some FAT corruption and the kernel
re-mounted it as read-only. You could try repairing it in a desktop PC
to make it usable again.


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