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Old 23 September 2014, 21:11   #61
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How to use Sakura as Disk? RAM/Disk switch is in disk position and when I run the PrepCard application its just say: "Card is already in use as System RAM". Tested in a vanilla A600.
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Old 24 September 2014, 04:09   #62
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Assuming it is safe to hotplug these, boot first, then insert card, then prepare as disk.
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Old 24 September 2014, 04:41   #63
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Assuming it is safe to hotplug these, boot first, then insert card, then prepare as disk.
I just didn't dare. Yes, it worked! Thanks for your help.
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Old 24 September 2014, 14:34   #64
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I just didn't dare. Yes, it worked! Thanks for your help.
Also, this procedure is laid out in the instruction manual that you should have received with the card . Alternatively you can download it from here.
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Old 21 October 2014, 10:41   #65
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All Sakura cards are sold out now.
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Old 22 October 2014, 03:31   #66
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New advanced version sounds like a great product and would gain much more interest from people with Fast RAM and accelerators as well. Good luck with development
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Old 30 August 2015, 13:34   #67
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Are there any plans to produce another batch of those cards? I could need one for my A600.

Or did you really put all that work in a product that was only on sale for a couple of weeks?
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Are there any plans to produce another batch of those cards? I could need one for my A600.
There is a plan for a new, cost reduced version. However, we have a few other products in the pipeline now (A3000/A4000 CPU card, external HDMI scandoubler, and a few other purely research projects). So the new PCMCIA card does not have a high priority at this moment.

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Or did you really put all that work in a product that was only on sale for a couple of weeks?
It's not exactly like that. The project is open source since the beginning. Anyone can produce this card if they want to:
https://github.com/Sakura-IT/ppa-pcmcia-sram
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There is a plan for a new, cost reduced version.
I would be happy with an original one.
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