7,2 Gb available, impossible to transfer a 3,8 Gb VPK?

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  1. Hikenkami
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    Hi all,


    I am currently having an issue with my transfer of Vpk's, I appeared to have 7,2 Gb free on my Memory Stick, and I am trying to transfer a vhbl savedata Vpk which is 3,8 Gb, and it tells me I need 400 more mb... Do you have any idea why ?
     
  2. xtheman

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    3.8 GB times 2 is 7.6 GB.
    [​IMG]
     
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  3. ObeSeeker

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    Yeah you need double the space.
     
  4. Hikenkami
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    And if you'd listened and looked and what I wrote, I am explaining that I want to transfer a vhbl uncompressed folder VPK, the same tip we got some weeks ago to install a vpk without needing the space two times.

    I am not trying to transfer the vpk, and then install it, then i would need two times the space, I just want to transfer a 3,8 Gb folder, that is all
     
  5. iAqua

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    *cough cough didn't really say that cough cough*
     
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    Are you sure you are doing it right?
    (7.6 GB) - (400 MB) =
    7.2 GB
     
  7. Hikenkami
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    Yeah, I am doing it right, and I am gonna explain it further to you, so you can understand how strange and weird this is, because I just managed to install it:

    -I made a .zip archive of my eboot.bin and sce_sys, so I could install it with the bubble as a VPK
    -Then I took the rest of the folder, which is roughly 3.8 Gb, and I took out one big file, which is approximately 1.2 Gb, and I put it away, to try and make the transfer
    -So I do the transfer of the remaining files, which is approximately 2.6 Gb now, no problem, except for one thing: I had, before the transfer, 7.2 Gb, and when I did the transfer, It told me I had like 2 Gb or so remaining, which is completely illogical, because I simply transfered 2.6 Gb
    -It is now that things start to get weird: when i go to mollecularshell, and I take my PCSB000395 folder to transfer it to the app folder, and go back to the save management utility, it tells me I have 4.5 Gb available remaining. The only thing I did was transfer a folder from one place on my Vita to another, I did nothing that could alter the memory, but I still got back my 4.5 Gb remaining
    -Finally, I transferred the last 1.2 Gb big file on the Vita, moved it with mollecularshell, and everything works now.


    I don't understand why the savedata management utility uses twice the space when doing a transfer, but it is a fact, it does.
     
  8. leonmagnus99

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    you can transfer that using the savedata trick with qcma.
     
  9. Tony_93

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    I didn't know you needed twice the space to transfer a file from your PC... Oh wait you DON'T :glare:
     
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    Lag post...
     
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  12. bopz44

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    erase your psp save that is on vita before transferring, and you'll not need twice space, transfeering 7gb on a 8gb card right now.
     
  13. satan89

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    Hmm strange. Transferring files doesn't not take 'double space'. Just installing a vpk basically does a copy paste of the packed files.
    If you are missing space, open content manager on the console and see where the space is taken up with the 'manage data' option.
    If you can't figure it out, try rebuilding database
     
  14. SuperDan

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    Just wondering what game is it 3.8gig I have over 100 Vita backups but none this big
     
  15. satan89

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    Probably MGS collections. Killzone was 3.2GB iirc
     
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  16. mat03111984

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    just use vitaorganiser 0.52! pc program that doesnt double up space
     
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  17. Hikenkami
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    For information it was FFX HD remaster Undub
     
  18. RinkawaErion

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    You have probably done that method before and you forgot to delete the EMPTY folder you used in the PSP save data after moving the files.
    Go back to your PSP Save folder (with your VitaShell, or QCMA) and delete that empty folder.
    You HAVE TO delete that folder everytime you are using the PSP Save transfer method
     
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  19. docxsido

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    i had the same problem yesterday when i wanted to transfer resident evil revelations 2 with savedata method , so i used ftpvita instead it took about 1H20mn
     
  20. windhazard

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    Works like a charm. I think many peoples are like me and the OP, which doesn't understand why transfering through QCMA requires double the space. It is all because of that damn EMPTY folder left from last transfer. Thanks for the tip!
     
  21. Wellington2k

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    Somewhere in this world of ours
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