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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Ricoalex, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Ricoalex

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    Recently my photo gallery has been acting up... some photos dont preview in a thumbnail, some take forever to load and i get a notification on my top bar saying "failed to read/write sd card. gallery may not work as expected". Is anyone else having or had this problem before? If so, please advise.
    thanks in advance
     

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  2. EarlyMon

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    It's possible to get the directory kinda corrupted on an sd card. See -

    http://androidforums.com/htc-evo-4g/136348-sd-card-partially-erased.html

    It's my understanding that you can get a disk repair with a right-click on the sd card when mounted as a usb thumbdrive under Win7.

    On a Mac, Applications -> Utilities -> Disk Utilities -> Repair

    If you're on Linux, you prolly already know how, but just in case - [ubuntu] How do I fsck an external USB drive? - Ubuntu Forums

    Also - one buddy hereabouts was having a similar problem but it turns out that he had accidentally made a copy of the sd card into itself, so the photo folder kinda got recursive and instead of a single folder with thumbnails and maybe a hundred pix, he was getting thousands of pix and thumbnails showing up - all he had to do was trim away the erroneous sub-folder he'd made.

    Hope this helps.
     
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