Using the micro-SD card

David Corking lists at
Thu Aug 23 13:17:44 CEST 2007

On 8/22/07, Mike Montour  wrote:
> David Corking wrote:
> > Unfortunately, when I tried on Monday, scp exited without an error
> > (that I recall) at 368k of a 3M file.  Today the whole 3M file
> > transferred (and the md5 fingerprints match.)
> There's a bug filed for "I/O errors on heavy microSD writes". Is that
> what you experienced?

Almost certainly yes: well spotted, Mike.  Unfortunately I was not
paying attention at the time so I did not keep any logs.

On 8/23/07, Mikko Rauhala wrote:
> to, 2007-08-23 kello 18:44 +1200, Paul Eggleton kirjoitti:
> > If possible, I'm thinking it would be better to use the usb gadget storage
> > driver to provide a usb storage device on the Neo and point it at the card
> > (after mounting). Then both the phone and the PC can access the card at the
> > same time.
> Nuh-uh. If two systems access a filesystem (not designed spesifically
> for that) on a block level simultaneously, you'll get horrible trouble.
> Better to serve up Neo's card over usbnet. SFTP is there already; maybe
> a case could be made for Samba, but it would take some room...

I wonder how embedded music players provide a mass storage interface.
Maybe they use the dangerous hack that Paul suggested?

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