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puckman

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Dead C3200 :(
« on: February 18, 2008, 01:17:26 pm »
Not used my C3200 for a while and when I tried to switch it on I found it was dead...

The FN + D + M method got my into the diagnostic screen and everything there seems fine, trying to do a NAND restore now in the hope that will fix the problems I'm having but it claims there is no SYSC3200.DBK on my CF card (there is) and when I go into the testing menus to see if I can read or write to the CF card I get an error claiming there is no free space (there is plenty). I have tried 2 CF cards and both the same result but the CF card will mount just fine on both Mac and Windows computers.

Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks!

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« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2008, 01:24:30 pm »
Are the CF cards < 1GB and formatted as FAT?
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« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2008, 01:33:00 pm »
Quote from: dougeeebear
Are the CF cards < 1GB and formatted as FAT?

I have a 1gb card and a 8gb card, both worked before, formated as fat.

Just walked up to a nice old win2k machine I have, formated the card as FAT16, copied the file back on and tried NAND restore and only difference now is that it takes longer before I get the error message saying "not exist file".

I also tried backing up the present nand, just to see if the zaurus would talk to the cf card and I get an error claiming there is no free space.

I was thinking maybe the card is fried but it works fine on Mac, wink2k and winxp

UPDATE:
I had a 512mb card which seems to be working ok, weird as I have used the 1gb one before.... Go figure.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2008, 02:14:33 pm by puckman »

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« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2008, 02:43:43 pm »
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Quote from: dougeeebear
Are the CF cards < 1GB and formatted as FAT?

I have a 1gb card and a 8gb card, both worked before, formated as fat.

Just walked up to a nice old win2k machine I have, formated the card as FAT16, copied the file back on and tried NAND restore and only difference now is that it takes longer before I get the error message saying "not exist file".

I also tried backing up the present nand, just to see if the zaurus would talk to the cf card and I get an error claiming there is no free space.

I was thinking maybe the card is fried but it works fine on Mac, wink2k and winxp

UPDATE:
I had a 512mb card which seems to be working ok, weird as I have used the 1gb one before.... Go figure.


FWIW, I never had any problems flashing Cacko heavy on a c1000, despite the CF card being formatted FAT32 (I have seen may references to Fat32 formatting being a no-no).
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« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2008, 04:46:21 pm »
I discovered when flashing android that my 3200 was unable to flash off a CF card when there was an SD card in the slot - I left my 4GB non-hc sd card in the slot; removed it and it worked ok.

@puckman: be sure the card has a partition table - this is one of the most common problems people have with cards that have been formatted using windows.
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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2008, 07:10:53 pm »
And make sure it's FAT16 and not FAT32.
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« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2008, 04:09:07 am »
also it says its looking for SYSC3200.DBK when infact the file name should be SYSC320.DBK

that one caught me out for a while.
« Last Edit: February 19, 2008, 04:10:33 am by deadite66 »
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