Memory replacement

Richard A. Smith richard at
Mon Mar 14 10:17:34 EDT 2011

On 03/13/2011 06:34 PM, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
>> The tests have also helped expose other issues with things like sudden
>> power off.  In one case a SPO during a write would corrupt the card so
>> badly it became useless.  You could only recover them via a super secret
>> tool from the manufacturer.
> Is there any "sledgehammer" process available to users without a super
> secret tool ?

Wasn't just secret to users.  They would not give us the info on how to 
do it either.  It was vendor specific so not really worth the effort of 
trying to reverse engineer.

Richard A. Smith  <richard at>
One Laptop per Child

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