Recently i bought a 256MB CF-Card
in anticipation of Pauls ATA-Device-Handler.
First time i inserted in the Green
it doesnīt work: On inserting i got the failure -10059
(Sorry, thats not truly correct:
Inserted, ATA-Driver started, wants me partitionate,
tried it, failed and hanged...
After this procedure, after re-inserting...
this -10059 general card failure showed up)
I tried this card in my Digi-cam...Card failure.
Sent it back,
but the people say nothing is wrong,
anybody can read it...
finally they sent it back to me,
this time with a Card-Reader (retec 5 in 1 USB-Drive)
Inserted the 256 Card in the Reader: no prob.
Into the Newt: ATA showed up: no partition.
Tried to partionate....failure again:
That was ATA saying bout the card:
Kind: Cf or compatible
Model: SanDisk SDCFB-256
Version: Vdg 1.21
On partition: Sorry problem 341
back into the Card-Reader:
THIS time the Card-Reader couldnīt read any
information, asked me to initialize it.
Three versions available: Mac Standard, Mac Extended, Dos
Tried Mac Extended.... ATA couldnīt understand.
Next time tried Mac Standard....and voila !
ATA succeeded. This time i could partionate.
Waiting desperatly now for the full version
to go beyond this 4 MB...
Two points: ATA only recognizes only 245 of 256 MB...
a loss of 11MB (well...if the rest is working i could live with that)
A device-handler to read the CF-Card on the Mac would be
a real knock-out :)))
PS: The card reads: Scandisk 256MB Compactflash
-- Stefan Hassenstein - stef_at_orpheus.s.bawue.de
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