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Multiple failures in Vaarainjärvi / 1.1.1.27

asked 2015-01-14 10:04:09 +0200

adiz0r gravatar image

updated 2015-01-14 10:04:26 +0200

This morning my Jolla greeted me with some strange phenomenons. I did not do anything unusal or disrupting to it before, just picked it up in the morning as usual. So:

  1. Switching ambiences stopped working. I always got back the one (dark and quiet) I use for the evenings.
  2. Switching keyboard layouts stopped working, the old one popped back every time.

Then, annoyed as hell, I rebooted it. Then came the surprise!

  1. It forgot all the ambiences except for the stock ones. All my favourites and ordinary ambiences were gone, luckily I could pick them again from the photos.

I know this is not a usable bug report (I'm a Unix/Linux system engineer), I'd just wanted to delegate my frustration. :D

Seriously speaking: I don't have any ideas what could go wrong. Maybe something's fishy around the ambience handling, but this still does not explain the keyboad bug. Maybe it's a memory leak somewhere else, which has a negative effect on other subsystems.

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Never happened to me, sorry can´t help in that Point :-(

florifreeman ( 2015-01-14 10:06:03 +0200 )edit

I had the keyboard switching problem as well after the update. It soon disappeared and I have no clue how. Also my ambiances never get saved. They have always disappeared after reboot, I don't know why you had them before the update.

alcalinebattery ( 2015-01-14 15:34:44 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-01-14 11:45:28 +0200

Alex gravatar image

Check out this question & my answer there. :) https://together.jolla.com/question/62614/my-jolla-is-slowly-dying/?answer=62616#post-id-62616

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Bingo, that seemed to be the problem. I saved my photos, music, videos, did a btrfs balance and now it seems ok, and also probably faster. Thanks for the suggestion.

What is absolutely not ok that Jolla chose to use btrfs. This a crap, to say the least. Let me rephrase the old proverb, slightly modified:

Those who cannot understand ZFS are doomed to reinvent it, poorly.

Sigh. Sailfish OS will NEVER become any kind of mainstream^Wwidespread if this bug/filesytem stays. This is definitely not for basic users.

adiz0r ( 2015-01-26 16:36:28 +0200 )edit
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