I recently had a situation where several missing pictures were turning up in my "Photos" app. They were images I had previously deleted, but somehow turned up again days after an update after a reboot. I may never know why and I doubt it'll happen again.
Deleting them in the usual way failed because they weren't actually there, and showing the image would show a silver box in place of the image.
(I am: jettero on irc://irc.freenode.net/webos-internals )
HOWTO: Reset the File Indexer
It's really trivially easy to fix this. However, if this breaks your phone, do not blame me, I don't have any idea what I'm doing.
- cd /var/luna/data
- stop fileindexer
- rsync -vaP mediadb.db3 mediadb.oops.db3
- sqlite3 mediadb.db3 "delete from com_palm_media_image"
- start fileindexer
That's it. Fixed.