[Debian-eeepc-devel] boot halts when SD card is inside slot

Pedro Gapski pbgapski at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 20:22:46 UTC 2008

On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Damyan Ivanov <dam at modsoftsys.com> wrote:

> -=| Pedro Gapski, Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 03:03:15PM -0300 |=-
> > I run debian testing on my eee pc 701. The box has one sd slot, and
> > I have a transcend 16Gb sd card on it. When the card was new and
> > empty, the system would boot with no problems with the card inside
> > the slot. However, after I started writing to it, when I boot the
> > system, it halts after hal starts with a read error on the card, and
> > a hard boot is required. If I boot without the card in, everything
> > goes fine.
> Is it possible that the filesystem on the card is damaged somehow?

I will double-check on that. The card has 1 partition with an ext2
filesystem on it. I can use it without problems inside kde, though. My
problem seems to be related to the boot procedure.

> Since some time I have an 1G sd card in the slot and I admit I have
> forgotten about it - it just sits there and the system boots OK.

That is what I dream of, man :-)

> I use sid, though, that may (or may not) make a difference.

Which kernel version are you using? 2.6.25 or 2.6.26?


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