Re: [NTLK] Is my Flash card stuck? (and downloading .pkgs)

From: Ivan Kowalenko <>
Date: Thu Dec 07 2006 - 23:22:47 EST

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On Dec 7, 2006, at 22.35, Ian Johnson wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> I have two questions, one for me and one for someone else. I'll start
> with mine:
> My MP2000 came with the stock 4 MB Flash card in the lower expansion
> slot, but I can't get it out. Pressing the eject button on the upper
> slot makes it do the normal behavior – popping out so I can press it
> down to eject the card. However, pressing the eject button on my
> lower slot does nothing. I shouldn't have to remove the card for a
> while, but I want to figure this out so I won't have to deal with it
> when I get a bigger card later on. What should I be doing about this?

Try a pair of plyers. Just carefully grip the end of the card and
pull. Last I checked, PCMCIA didn't have any locking mechanisms, so
if you can get it off of the pins, you're golden.

> And the other question. I've been talking to someone who recently
> dusted off an OMP and is trying to get it set up. He's
> downloading .pkg files on the internet, but apparently the downloads
> are going through in text mode and generating useless files. I've
> been able to duplicate this problem - most .pkg downloads work fine,
> but some (like the ones on the Newt's Cape page) come through as text
> files. Is there any way to force a browser into doing binary file
> transfers?

Yeah. Just right click on the link and choose "Save Link As"

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