Micro SD Reformatting on Mac

Discussion in 'CycloDS' started by Vincent T, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. Vincent T
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    Vincent T GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Ok so I have a 2 GB micro sd from patriot. When I turn on my cyclo, it says I only have 6 mb left. But I only have 9 games. Bleach(117mb), castlevania(48mb), fromtheabbys(24mb), JUS(62mb), locksquest(30mb), mariokart(24mb), somabringer(122mb), and spectrobes(59mb). Also, I have a few skins and thats pretty much it. So does it really take up all this space and have 6 mb left? Or do I have to reformat my sd card.
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  2. Kimi

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    Have you emptied the trash? With that card mounted? Could be that you just forgot (I'm always doing it).
     
  3. Rascal

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    Kimi is correct. By default, Mac OS does keep deleted files in a hidden trash folder on SD cards. Did emptying the trash help? If you're interested, there are utilities that can a) avoid the use of trash on removable media and/or b) get rid of Mac specific files like resource forks. I'm using a utility called BlueHarvest and it does both (and more).