[Loadstone] re clearing phone memory

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Wed Aug 15 23:32:29 BST 2007


You could create the database on the memory card but this shouldn't be 
needed. The database is periodically compacted during the import to try to 
avoid the file getting too big.

On Wed, 15 Aug 2007, Hasan Karahasan wrote:

> You probably have too many points. I think your 6680 has 10 MB of integrated
> memory wich is used for its drive C and as system RAM simultaneously. During
> the import process the database becomes temporarily very large before it is
> compressed finally.
>
> You can use a smaler radius resulting in less points, or you can built the
> database itself on your memory card. Normally it is built on drive c wich
> gets full in your situation.
>
> Create a new database file. But do not create it in the suggested folder.
> Use the Slash instead to move up in the directory hierarchy. Repeat this
> until you reach the top level hierarchy where you can select between drive c
> and your memory card. Enter your memory card and do create the new database
> file there.
> Now start importing your points. But be warned. The memory card works much
> slower than the integrated memory. The process will be extremely slow. Start
> it when you go to bed and hope it will be finished when you wake up next
> morning.
>
> Hasan
>
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