qtopia image at /media/card directory

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Tue Aug 5 20:20:58 CEST 2008

Alex Kavanagh wrote:
> Hi
> I've been running the qtopia image for a few days and I'd like to dual
> boot it with the ASU or FSO image just to keep an eye on what is
> happening with them.
> Thus I have the qtopia in the main flash, and I'd like to put the ASU or
> FSO image into the SD card.
> However, I ran into a problem.  the SD card is mounted at /meda/card
> (it's the original card that came with the phone), and there is a
> qtopia_db.sqlite file on it.
> And sure enough the qpe process has open file handles on it and so is
> clearly using it.
> Does anyone know where the config option is for moving this file off
> /media/card?  I can't find it anywhere after grepping the whole device
> for /media/card, card, /media, etc.

Look in ~/Settings/Trolltech/Storage.conf
(or /opt/Qtopia/etc/default/Trolltech.Storage.conf)
In the [MountPoint0] section, change
ContentDatabase = 1
to ContentDatabase = 0

Does this help?

> The other option is just to take /media/card out of fstab so it ends up
> on the main flash - but then I don't know whether qpe (and friends) are
> finding the card through other means (e.g. the block device or MTD, etc.).
> Anyone know?
> Cheers
> Alex.
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Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, Trolltech, a Nokia company

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