[Space] cameras to the meeting

Blake Barrett Blake at BlakeBarrett.net
Tue Mar 23 23:42:03 PDT 2010


Well, after spending all evening thrashing on it, I haven't been able to get
any partition >4Gb to boot into the CHDK.
That being said, we do still have room for 1106 images on the 4Gb partition.
While its not ideal, it is 3.3x more images than we took last time.

Blake

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:37 PM, Blake Barrett <Blake at blakebarrett.net>wrote:

> Thanks Don.
> I've been able to do whatever partitioning/formatting I've needed to do
> from my Mac, then I put the card in my Win-box and "make the card bootable"
> via the CHDK's project "Card Tricks". The problem isn't that I can't get the
> card to recognize it as 16Gb, I can easily format it as 16Gb (Fat 32) and
> use it in the Camera, but I can't get the CHDK to boot from the Fat 32
> partition. From everything I've read, the CHDK requires Fat 16 -- which
> means it is limited to a 4.28Gb partition. What they suggest is
> dual-partitioning the card: 1 partition Fat 16 and only having it be 2Mb or
> so, then the rest of the card as Fat 32. There is supposed to be a menu
> option (on the camera, in the CHDK's miscellaneous menu) to swap active
> partition after it has booted up; unfortunately that option never appears.
> So I'm trying different things to get it to recognize more than 4.28Gb. If
> I can't, 4.28Gb of free-space comes out to ~1000 pictures on that camera.
>
> Blake
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:28 PM, Don French <dcfrench at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Try this:
>> http://davidnaylor.org/blog/2008/04/problem-and-solution-16gb-compact-flash/
>>
>>
>> -- Don
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 7:25 PM, Blake Barrett <Blake at blakebarrett.net>wrote:
>>
>>> I haven't made any progress on re-re-hacking the SD1100.
>>> It is currently working in "Space Mode" but as I told Christopher
>>> yesterday, it is only reading the first 4GB of the 16GB card that in it.
>>> I'm going to work on it tonight here in my "lair".
>>>
>>> I also tried sending the graph-paper images to the list, but I guess they
>>> were too big so I don't think it went through.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Blake
>>> blake at blakebarrett.net
>>> 1 559 455 7855
>>>
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>>
>
>
> --
> Blake
> blake at blakebarrett.net
> 1 559 455 7855
>



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Blake
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