128MX+SPI SD-Card Read Problems

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128MX+SPI SD-Card Read Problems

Postby tewtal » Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:14 pm

Hello,

I recently got my 128MX+SPI card, but there's an issue when copying ROM:s from the SD card to the memory banks.
I randomly get the error "Error while reading File! Exit from ROM store!" while copying as seen in the image below:
http://imgur.com/Fkuh3

It seems to happen at random points, and sometimes it doesn't happen at all and the copying works fine.
And after a successful copy the games start up and work fine.
I've tried with 6 different SD cards, both SD and SDHC, using both FAT16 and FAT32 and the error occurs with all of them.

The console is a Model 1 VA4 PAL Mega Drive.

I've included pictures below with device info and from the test mode.
http://imgur.com/GOvAp
http://imgur.com/1xzHC

Is there some way that I can fix this or is there maybe something wrong with either the card or my mega drive that could cause this?

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Postby HardWareMan » Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:58 am

Did you apply last OS update from here?

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Re: 128MX+SPI SD-Card Read Problems

Postby admin » Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:36 pm

Hello,

I recently got my 128MX+SPI card, but there's an issue when copying ROM:s from the SD card to the memory banks.
I randomly get the error "Error while reading File! Exit from ROM store!" while copying as seen in the image below:
http://imgur.com/Fkuh3

It seems to happen at random points, and sometimes it doesn't happen at all and the copying works fine.
And after a successful copy the games start up and work fine.
I've tried with 6 different SD cards, both SD and SDHC, using both FAT16 and FAT32 and the error occurs with all of them.

The console is a Model 1 VA4 PAL Mega Drive.

I've included pictures below with device info and from the test mode.
http://imgur.com/GOvAp
http://imgur.com/1xzHC

Is there some way that I can fix this or is there maybe something wrong with either the card or my mega drive that could cause this?
Hmmm..., error while checking EEPROM... so bad, may by water getting inside, or else while delivery... Try to wash card (using spirit or another organic solvent).

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Re: 128MX+SPI SD-Card Read Problems

Postby tewtal » Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:22 pm

Did you apply last OS update from here?
Yes, I've updated it and it didn't help. Also I had to try the update 3 times before it worked, the first 2 times it couldn't verify the update and just exited.
Hmmm..., error while checking EEPROM... so bad, may by water getting inside, or else while delivery... Try to wash card (using spirit or another organic solvent).
Ok, I'll try this and see if it helps.

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Postby tewtal » Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:51 pm

I've tried cleaning the card carefully now but it didn't help. The problem with reading from the SD-card is still there :(

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Postby admin » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:13 am

I've tried cleaning the card carefully now but it didn't help. The problem with reading from the SD-card is still there :(
Card need to repair. I do not have any other cards in current moment, you can send me to repair it, or wait for new shipment. :(