I am using a second board I have for 2 days now and no file corrupted, no hangs.
The board is not powered trough the USB power meter
.. Old post removed later on ...
Later on 21:45 EAST I was checking my snapshots progress on the time-lapse.
I realised that the flash is about 36% full. I shelled out some commands, and
'I got read only file system'
I shelled more commands all accompanied by (cannot write /var/lib/***/ts/chip )
I tried to remount rw the partition, but no success. Finally I reboot the board.
Upon reboot my second board died.
6.495000] 1f00 4096 mtdblock0 (driver?)
[ 6.505000] 1f01 4096 mtdblock1 (driver?)
[ 6.510000] 1f02 4096 mtdblock2 (driver?)
[ 6.520000] 1f03 4096 mtdblock3 (driver?)
[ 6.530000] 1f04 4177920 mtdblock4 (driver?)
[ 6.535000] Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
[ 6.535000] CPU: 0 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 4.4.13-ntc-mlc #1
[ 6.535000] Hardware name: Allwinner sun4i/sun5i Families
[ 6.535000] [<c02195b8>] (unwind_backtrace) from [<c0214bac>] (show_stack+0x10/0x14)
[ 6.535000] [<c0214bac>] (show_stack) from [<c04ce2b0>] (dump_stack+0x90/0xa4)
[ 6.535000] [<c04ce2b0>] (dump_stack) from [<c02dcd98>] (panic+0x9c/0x228)
[ 6.535000] [<c02dcd98>] (panic) from [<c0f042f8>] (mount_block_root+0x194/0x230)
[ 6.535000] [<c0f042f8>] (mount_block_root) from [<c0f04560>] (prepare_namespace+0xa8/0x1a0)
[ 6.535000] [<c0f04560>] (prepare_namespace) from [<c0f03f34>] (kernel_init_freeable+0x26c/0x27c)
[ 6.535000] [<c0f03f34>] (kernel_init_freeable) from [<c0aa7624>] (kernel_init+0x8/0xe8)
[ 6.535000] [<c0aa7624>] (kernel_init) from [<c0211768>] (ret_from_fork+0x14/0x2c)
[ 6.535000] ---[ end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
I really had enough with C H I P now I have ran on 2 of them on the same problem.
The above procedure is working fine on R-PI with 2 WIFI dongles, and on NANO -PI-Neo with one
WIFI dongle (only HOSTAPD). I preferred CHIP due the facto has 2 WIFIi-s, but too sad.
The CHIP is unreliable.