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> Does SL-C860 support MMC?, I'm having problems with my new 1GB MMC
TonyOlsen
post Sep 18 2004, 10:25 AM
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Last week I bought a new 1 GB MMC card (I chose MMC over SD because I don't the DRM SD movement).

I put the MMC card in my wife's camera and it recognized the whole 1 GB|(I was pleasantly surprised since she had an "older" camera. When her camera hoojed up to my windows (yeah, I know tongue.gif ) desktop, windows recognized the 1 GB as well. I formatted it with Fat32 and did a simple scandisk. All seemed well...

I then put the MMC card in my SD card slot in my SL-C860 and the Zaurus recognized without trouble.

But then odd things started to happen. I wasn't able to write to the card. Someimte Linux had trouble ejecting the card. I thought that perhaps the card's fat table was corrupted (since my desktop DID crash while I attempting to surface scan the card).

I tried:

bash-2.05$ mkdosfs /mnt/card
mkdosfs 2.8 (28 Feb 2001)
mkdosfs: unable to open /mnt/card

I can't find the SD card (nor the CF card) under /dev/hd... anywhere

Any ideas?

Does the SL-C860 support MMC cards? How do you format SD/MMC cards in your Zaurus terminal?

MMC Specs:
My Flash
Multi Media Card
1 GB PC Data
0408AD6

Thanks in advance...
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roguetrooper
post Oct 13 2004, 10:48 AM
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MMC Cards work fine. I have a 256MB MMC card in my 860 (and use in my 700) without any problems. However currently SD cards do NOT work in the Zaurus.

Sorry can't help you further.
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stupkid
post Oct 13 2004, 11:31 AM
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SD cards work, but they do not have the faster I/O the proprietary drivers take advantage of. I use SD cards in my Z all the time without issues. By the way Tony you will have better results with mkdosfs if you pass the device name instead of the mount point:

mkdosfs /dev/mmcda1

Hope this helps.
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