SD on XO-1
quozl at laptop.org
Thu May 15 17:07:09 EDT 2014
That sounds like it. I saw the same on a laptop set up as a motion
camera with SD card for the image storage. I seem to recall the
problem is electrical, and so the impact varies across the population
of XO-1. There isn't a quirk in the firmware setup. A quirk might be
placed in the Linux driver to reset the card.
On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 01:19:28PM -0700, Hal Murray wrote:
> georgejhunt at gmail.com said:
> > With so many XO1's out there, it might really be helpful, and strategic, to
> > be able to have more that 1 GB storage.
> > I guess we might not know for a while how many XO1's are unreliable, when
> > running off of an SD card, until we try it.
> I have an XO-1 that was setup to reboot every 4 hours. and mount an SD card.
> It didn't get a lot of use, but it did test the reboot process and make sure
> the WiFi worked.
> The only problems I ever saw was that it would occasionally hang during boot
> because Linux couldn't talk to the SD card. It was printing out a timeout
> message every second or two. There was a short pause between messages.
> I assumed it was a quirk in the firmware setup. I'll try to collect some
> data if somebody wants to chase this.
> These are my opinions. I hate spam.
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