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    Anyone [Shadowmite, and other geniuses] have any idea if a ROM HACK would be a feasible solution to the Treo 650 accepting the upcoming high capacity SD 2.0 cards? The article below says existing SD devices [read Treos] are not compatible with SD 2.0 cards, such as the new Pretec 8GB SD card.


    http://www.gizmodo.com/gadgets//pret...ard-197988.php
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    Well, there is FAT32, but I do not know the maximum size for that.

    If SD 2.0 actually uses anyghing different in hardware, of course, then it won't be compatible no matter what you do, except insofar as they are backwards-compatible.
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    Nobody is going to have any idea how to do this until Palm releases firmware for a future device which supports this, and someone then tries to copy or port it over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aph View Post
    Nobody is going to have any idea how to do this until Palm releases firmware for a future device which supports this, and someone then tries to copy or port it over.
    That makes sense APH. According to Gizmodo article, the issue is that the SD 2.0 cards use a different mapping architecture for the memory modules on the card, so if a rom hack can allow the Treo to read the new architecture on the cards, maybe we'd be in business.

    FAT 32 doesnt seem to be the issue.
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    If SD2.0 is the same form factor, if it's going to have the same pins, I see no reason why a software upgrade shouldn't be sufficient. Good luck getting one from Palm, though!
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    Quote Originally Posted by supersocialist View Post
    If SD2.0 is the same form factor, if it's going to have the same pins, I see no reason why a software upgrade shouldn't be sufficient. Good luck getting one from Palm, though!
    How right you are about Palm! I am also assuming the exterior physical interface with the Treo is the same, just a different method of storing and reading data in the flash memory. Thanks, Supersocialist. BTW, hasn't the monkey read the Surgeon General's warning?

    I know there are MANY more informed, educated, and experienced users out there in this forum to help further solidify the issue and possible solution. Don't be stingy with your love!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rinkeedink View Post
    Was this a stupid or misplaced post? 57 readers and no replies?
    No, we are just stupid, misplaced readers!
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    I believe it has to do with hardware, not software, so think about treo750 instead of treo650 for those newer cards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by the_passenger View Post
    I believe it has to do with hardware, not software, so think about treo750 instead of treo650 for those newer cards.
    That would suck; but here's a ray of hope, let's hope that an analagous firmware update could work for the 650 as it does for these cameras;

    http://www.engadget.com/2006/09/09/s...casio-cameras/

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