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> Exchanged Microdrive With Flash Card (c3000), Speed-up for the C3000
km2783
post Jan 24 2006, 03:07 PM
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QUOTE(speculatrix @ Sep 12 2005, 07:14 AM)
am looking forward to seeing the photos... epecially to see how much spare space there is inside the C3100, in order to consider whether it'd be possible to squeeze in a bluetooth module!


Socket has a Bluetooth CF card that is pretty flush when inserted. I bet that would work.

Of course, this thread is old enough that you might have already figured that out by now unsure.gif
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post Jan 24 2006, 03:25 PM
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QUOTE(km2783 @ Jan 25 2006, 12:07 AM)
QUOTE(speculatrix @ Sep 12 2005, 07:14 AM)
am looking forward to seeing the photos... epecially to see how much spare space there is inside the C3100, in order to consider whether it'd be possible to squeeze in a bluetooth module!


Socket has a Bluetooth CF card that is pretty flush when inserted. I bet that would work.

Of course, this thread is old enough that you might have already figured that out by now unsure.gif
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yup, I have one of these cards, a revision E card (actually a Nokia), which has the standard problem that it can lock up.

what I meant was integrate a BT module into the 3100 and thus have both the internal and external CF slots free!

Anyway, things have changed... the reason for wanting the above was because the SD card slot used to only be good for 1GB. But it's looking like the a working driver for 2G or 4G sd cards is coming, so you could have a 3100 with simultaneous wifi AND bluetooth AND 4G of sd flash, thus giving you the ultimate pocket computer.
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post May 24 2006, 04:26 PM
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QUOTE(Jose Ronnick @ Jul 5 2005, 12:31 PM)
QUOTE(ChrisZ @ Apr 11 2005, 10:24 AM)
If someone has problems with one step, feel free to ask: I will help as good as I can.

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Hey.. so the microdrive in my C3000 recently failed.. it's completly fubared.. I've tried booting to console and fscking the drive, I've tried using the system menu to do both kinds of file system check, and I've tried to do a factory reset with a complete disk check.. all of them say the drive is fux0red and can't continue...

so.. I recently got a 4GB flash CF card.. and I tried taking my zaurus apart.. but after getting the back of the case off.. and taking out all of the screws I could find.. I can lift the first board partially off, but it still seems to be connected to something in the upper right hand corner (assuming the device is backside up, with the hinge side facing away from me. I didn't want to just force it too much.. so I figured I'd ask someone who's taken one apart already.. Is there some trick to getting that first board off?

Also, could someone please tell me what the default partion sizes and types are for the C3000? The original drive is totally dead.. so I'm hoping I can just make the proper partitions on the CF flash, format them.. replace the microdrive w/ the CF flash.. and then do a factory reset..
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As far as getting the back off, I got that far. You need to be slightly more brave about opening it, because as that point, it is only tiny lips of plastic that are stopping t from "pop"ping open for you, jus be careful and try easing it sideways just slightly as you open it up. There are two flexible wire braids holding it together also, and it's your hoice whether to disconect them or not, I would suggest not, but I had one pop open for me accientally, and found out that on either side of the wire busses are two tiny levers, which up equals open, down equals closed, and although they are tiny, you can do it.

What I can't yet figure out is how to actually remove the hard disk. It looks like it's got 4 tiny screws in the corners, but they might hold the drive together. Anyone know how to get the drive off? The screws are very odd, with what looks like phillips heads, excepting there are only 3 lobes where a Phillips would have 4.
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post May 25 2006, 12:59 AM
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What I can't yet figure out is how to actually remove the hard disk.  It looks like it's got 4 tiny screws in the corners, but they might hold the drive together.  Anyone know how to get the drive off?  The screws are very odd, with what looks like phillips heads, excepting there are only 3 lobes where a Phillips would have 4.
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Those are indeed the screws that hold the drive together. Don't remove them. To remove the drive you need to dismantle it some more, all of the plastic parts need removing including the SD slot.
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post May 25 2006, 02:16 PM
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QUOTE(Mjolinor @ May 25 2006, 12:59 AM)
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What I can't yet figure out is how to actually remove the hard disk.  It looks like it's got 4 tiny screws in the corners, but they might hold the drive together.  Anyone know how to get the drive off?  The screws are very odd, with what looks like phillips heads, excepting there are only 3 lobes where a Phillips would have 4.
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Those are indeed the screws that hold the drive together. Don't remove them. To remove the drive you need to dismantle it some more, all of the plastic parts need removing including the SD slot.
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Boy, did your mail ever just come in the nick of time, I was hovering over the thing ready to remove it, because the new screwdrivers came in from the cellular guys. You were perfectly right, and after a little extra messing around, I got it all opened up, and I am now going to begin reading all the stuff here on partitioning, cause I'm ordering the Seagate 8Gb drive ... I have to give it a little thought, because I would really rather buy two of them, and I guess there's no reason I couldnt use both, there are two CF interfaces.

Oh darn, it's after 5 here. Oh, West Coast! Bye bye! And thanks again!
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