Lo, I'm Randomdude the owner of the GamesFairy site.
I got your mail [to gamesfairy] yesterday or the day before, Shaun, sorry
I didn't respond sooner. Damn real life is catching up with me ;)
Anyway, I'm not at my usual home right now, I've gone to stay with my
parents over the holiday, so I don't have all my stuff availiable to me,
or I'd etch a copy of your circuit and see if I could get it working. I've
compared it to the plans I have on my machine, and it looks alright.. I'm
not totally sure what to suggest.
Costis once sent me (a long time ago, pre-sdload) a .dol that would read
the ID (CID) of the sdcard inserted-it is really useful for debugging
because it doesn't mount a full filesystem. I still have it but I should
probably check with him before I send it to anyone.
I'm using a SanDisk card, too, so no problems there. Mine is 128 and my
brother uses a 512. I think my brother has his about, so I'll interrogate
its filesystem later on. I'd like to make some images of known-good
sdcards availiable on GamesFairy, I think that would be a good idea. I'll
get on it today.
Anyway, sorry I couldn't be much help here. :-/
> Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2005 10:39:57 -0700
> From: Shaun Jackman <sjackman@...>
> To: gc-linux-devel@...
> Subject: Re: [Gc-linux-devel] Building a SD card adapter
> Reply-To: gc-linux-devel@...
> Hi Rob,
> The mask  I sent you is reversed. The layout I just posted  is
> not reversed. The SD card is inserted upside down, so on the reversed
> mask pin 8 is to the left, and pins 1 and 9 are to the right. I've
> posted a photo of the adapter  with an SD card inserted. I can see
> scrape marks across the copper fingers where the GameCube's contacts
> have made connection, so it looks like the contacts are in the right
> place and at the right height.
> Is any specific type or size of SD card required? My SD card is
> labelled "SanDisk SD Card 32 MB".
> Thanks for your help! Cheers,
>  http://www.sfu.ca/~sdj/gcsd/gcsd-mask.png
>  http://www.sfu.ca/~sdj/gcsd/gcsd-layout.png
>  http://www.sfu.ca/~sdj/gcsd/gcsd-photo.jpg