OT: SD (SDHC) died, anybody knows how to recover ext3 partitions?
andre at andregarzia.com
Thu Mar 6 14:18:23 EST 2008
you're right but if you set swapinness = 0 in the configs, even though
you have swap space, you won't use it.
SDHC has a better erase/write cycle than it's sd cousins. Still, I've
used it only for two days... it should be working
On 3/6/08, Len Morgan <len-morgan at crcom.net> wrote:
> To be even MORE OT, is it wise to use SD (or ANY FLASH based memory for
> that matter) as swap space? Isn't there a fairly small (10-100K or so)
> write/erase cycles before it just won't work any more? Is it possible
> that you just "used up" all of the available write cycles?
> Just a thought...
> len morgan
> Andre Garzia wrote:
> > Hello Friends,
> > This is a way OT call but I believe that people here are a wonderful
> > source of information and that maybe somebody might have traveled this
> > road before so it's not a useless try.
> > I have an Asus EEE PC (701). Its a wonderful machine. I spent lots of
> > days customizing it for my daily developments. I've used a Transcend
> > SD (SDHC) card with 16gb worth of storage and installed Ubuntu on that
> > card. It took me days to get everything working but in the end I had a
> > machine that I liked very much.
> > Well, yesterday I did a dirty shutdown during a lockup. After that,
> > all bugs broke loose, the card stopped booting.
> > The card had two partitions, one swap and one ext3.
> > Now, windows will detect the card but will show it as zero bytes card
> > and will not allow me to do anything with it.
> > Mac OS X will ignore it.
> > Linux Xandros will detect and mount it saying it is zero bytes and
> > will not detect anything.
> > Linux Ubuntu Live CD using GParted will detect the card and say it is
> > 7gb card!? (it was 16gb and it had way less than 9gb occupied.)
> > I've given up trying to recover the card, I don't care anymore, I just
> > want to know if someone knows a software for any operating system
> > (preference: linux) that will force the format the card back to an
> > empty 16gb card.
> > I just don't want to loose the card, I had it for a week and it costed 150 USD.
> > Any clues?
> > :-(
> > TIA
> > andre
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