AceKard RPG Paradox

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  1. Jaejae
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    Jaejae Superfly Don't Used

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    I think my AceKard divided by zero.
    My Acekard decided that it was ok for it to defy the rules of information storage.
    I had a Brothers in Arms save file (Brothers in Arms (E).nds.SAV), and my AceKard made another save (Brothers in Arms (E).nds.sav). Whenever I opened the folder containing the two files, whatever I was using crashed (DSO, Windows, Ubuntu, Leopard), only my AceKard browser could open the folder without crashing.
    So, I deleted the conflicting file, and it all worked fine. But what the fuck. Two files with the same filename cannot co-exist within the same folder. Fucking paradox.
     
  2. JKR Firefox

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    Interesting. Wonder why it would have done something like that?

    ~Fitzy~
     
  3. iritegood

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    The acekard filesystem is probably case-sensitve.
    A similar situation happened to me, it wasn't on a DS though.
     
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    Hmm, interesting predicament. I think that the case sensitivity of the AKRPG allowed for the coexisting files to be browsed thus creating the allusion of a paradox.
     
  5. golden

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    QUOTE(mice R nice ~(_"> @ Dec 28 2007, 06:04 AM)Hmm, interesting predicament. I think that the case sensitivity of the AKRPG allowed for the coexisting files to be browsed thus creating the allusion of a paradox.

    I concur with this very observative study.
     
  6. Normmatt

    Normmatt Former AKAIO Programmer

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    Technically this should never have happened as the AKRPG uses either FAT16 or FAT32 for the filesystem which doesnt allow two files to have the same name, well not that i'm aware of anyway, maybe you should reformat your sd card (backing up everything first) because it might be your card is too fragmented that it somehow allowed the filesystem to have two files named the same thing.
     
  7. Nero

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    This happened on the MicroSD of my R4.

    It did:

    Yugioh World Championship 2008.nds - 127 mb
    Yugioh World Championship 2008.nds - 512kb
    Yugioh World Championship 2008.sav - 512kb

    WTF is that? I deleted it, and later on, it screwed up my MicroSD.

    Like Normmatt said, reformat the SD before it corrupts. [​IMG]

    ~Nero
     
  8. Jaejae
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    My NAND was formatted as FAT16, so I have no idea as o how this could have happened.
    Previous to this incident, I had 3 0byte files that I couldn't delete.
    After this had happened, I changed skin, the loader rooted itself, and would lock up as soon as it had loaded.
    So, I backed up my saves and ROMS, and tried to delete everything, one skin wouldn't delete, so I reformatted, now all is well.
    As far as I can tell, the fabric of space and time is holding together pretty well.
     
  9. golden

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    I hate those. I get that on my GBAMP too sometimes. What the hell are those and how do they arise? They just randomly come on my card and cause problems. I hate those. The only way I can get rid of it is to reformat.
     
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    golden What a Digital Dummy!!!

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    Downloaded it. Will try next time before I try a reformat. Thanks. Although there were reports of it crashing the card without extra RAM.
     
  12. azotyp

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    History abhores paradox (as kain from soul reaver 2 said) (dont know what that mean [​IMG] )
     
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    Obviously it can. also, just because operating systems don't like it doesn't mean it's impossible.
     
  14. superrab

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    I am pretty sure the RPG is case sensitive because when I look at my folders in the browser the ones with capital letters are listed before those with no caps even if the ones with no caps fall later in the alphabet.

    For example, I see something like:

    FolderA
    FolderB
    abcdefgFolder
    folderD
     
  15. Raisingod

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    QUOTE(mice R nice ~(_"> @ Dec 28 2007, 06:04 AM)Hmm, interesting predicament. I think that the case sensitivity of the AKRPG allowed for the coexisting files to be browsed thus creating the allusion of a paradox.


    Well this isn't the case cause Linux could have worked then ( the poster stated that ubuntu crashed on him) my guess is that two different address were assigned to the same file name due to a I/O error ( shutdown while writing the save file in this case)