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MicroSD Card On 500V2

Chris Edwards

Posts 38
23 Apr 2019 14:42


hello everone.
 
  64g PNY MicroSD card (fat32 format) Slow as Balls. Fat95in L, normal mount with SD0
 
  (followed Simo's tut starting at 14:43) here EXTERNAL LINK 
  works/mounts fine, just super super slow. like 4 minutes to list the sub dirs, root dirs show up fine.  if i click it busy cursers for almost 4 minutes. once shows up its ok until you move out.
 
  like root dir - files
  sub dir files\bbs
  subdir contents  20 small .lha files
 
  should i switch to P3fs or FFS ? or SFS? is there a preferred filesystem for the microsd ? I liked the fat32 compatibility w/winblows


Pedro Cotter
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 214
23 Apr 2019 18:36


Try increase number of Buffers to 80
or
if are using the Coffin, use the utility to mount the Sd.
dh0:System/SDMountOnOff

Make sure you have no SD0 mount file inside DEVS/DosDrivers before using the utility

Still slow?
Try other SD to compare. Not all SDs are alike. Some are more friendly than others.


Chris Edwards

Posts 38
29 Apr 2019 17:46


no dice, 3.1, 3.9, coffinr54, don't matter, Sandisk extreme pro 90mbs ultra10, PNY class 10, 16g, 32g, 64g even a 4g, nothing, various cards. this thing (vampire in general) has been problematic and sketchy at best. i love the performance, but its always acting "weird"  re-capped my entire system,  no change, heck 90% of the time its yelling the hard drive is full, when it has 3gb left, Simo, Gunner and the others have assisted me with P3fs formatted images to build on, still random quirks. i even tried a 44 pin IDE 6gb hard drive i had from my 1200, same issue. I just have poo luck with this 500$ usd purchase. just an example, i flash the Coffin image to a Sandisk Class 10 90mbs CF card, using only the official Vampire 44 pin ide/cf adaptor - coffin boots, then setup the ethernet (aridane2.devie) all good, reboot and it yells it can't execute something, and wbstartup+ fails to load a ton of stuff, reboot and it works, reboot again, fails, hard drive fills up with - (negative) bytesize files which invalidate the drive, nothing was done, just flashed the coffin image installed and and boot, (and reboot through the menu, )
 
i have tried OS3.1, 3.5, 3.9 and coffin. all act the same regardless of filesystem, FFS/SFS and now P3FS

    i think i just got a bum unit or something... wonder if i should re flash the 2.11 core and see if it helps make it more stable. 


Steve Ferrell

Posts 378
30 Apr 2019 09:17


Chris Edwards wrote:

no dice, 3.1, 3.9, coffinr54, don't matter, Sandisk extreme pro 90mbs ultra10, PNY class 10, 16g, 32g, 64g even a 4g, nothing, various cards. this thing (vampire in general) has been problematic and sketchy at best. i love the performance, but its always acting "weird"  re-capped my entire system,  no change, heck 90% of the time its yelling the hard drive is full, when it has 3gb left, Simo, Gunner and the others have assisted me with P3fs formatted images to build on, still random quirks. i even tried a 44 pin IDE 6gb hard drive i had from my 1200, same issue. I just have poo luck with this 500$ usd purchase. just an example, i flash the Coffin image to a Sandisk Class 10 90mbs CF card, using only the official Vampire 44 pin ide/cf adaptor - coffin boots, then setup the ethernet (aridane2.devie) all good, reboot and it yells it can't execute something, and wbstartup+ fails to load a ton of stuff, reboot and it works, reboot again, fails, hard drive fills up with - (negative) bytesize files which invalidate the drive, nothing was done, just flashed the coffin image installed and and boot, (and reboot through the menu, )
   
  i have tried OS3.1, 3.5, 3.9 and coffin. all act the same regardless of filesystem, FFS/SFS and now P3FS
 
    i think i just got a bum unit or something... wonder if i should re flash the 2.11 core and see if it helps make it more stable. 

Sounds like a flaky power supply to me.


Pedro Cotter
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 214
30 Apr 2019 10:16


Chris Edwards wrote:

... wonder if i should re flash the 2.11 core and see if it helps make it more stable. 

There is no reason to use old cores as the new ones among other things also improve stability.

But i agree that something weird is going on with your system...
beyond my comprehension :-(


Chris Edwards

Posts 38
30 Apr 2019 14:11


Steve Ferrell wrote:

  Sounds like a flaky power supply to me.

no flakey PS, all caps replaced, voltages stable across the rails

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