[Loadstone] Loadstone on the memory card

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Mon Apr 20 01:53:14 BST 2009


If you uninstall loadstone the datafiles are not cleared. This is to prevent 
people from accidently losing there databases on software upgrades etc.

On Mon, 20 Apr 2009, Jacob Kruger wrote:

> The other guys can confirm, but chances are that with the uninstall of
> software, it just didn't clear any data/files that were created/changed
> after the install, so while they haven't been removed/deleted off the
> phone's memory, chances are they're just lying there dormant, and not being
> accessed/used.
>
> You could most likely try moving them over to the memory card folder, to be
> used by the current installation, and then see if they get recreated like
> the default database gets created on the first startup, or you could just
> delete them from there and see the same thing with regards to recreation.
>
> Unless I'm totally confused and the software uses a form of registry key to
> store the path/location of the files, I'm pretty sure it just looks for them
> in the current installation's subfolders, but one of the loadstone team can
> confirm this.
>
> Stay well
>
> Jacob Kruger
> Blind Biker
> Skype: BlindZA
> '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sarah Cranston" <skhyering at gmail.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 12:26 AM
> Subject: [Loadstone] Loadstone on the memory card
>
>
>> I've reinstalled LS to the memory card on my E51.  However, I've noticed
>> that the Loadstone folder containing the databases and such is still
>> located
>> on my phone's internal memory.  Is there a way to tell LS to use the
>> memory
>> card to store this data?  I'm afraid I may eventually run short  of space
>> on
>> my phone's memory if I start collecting databases.
>>
>> FYI, I first reinstalled LS to the mem card, restarted the phone,
>> uninstalled LS, restarted, reinstalled back to the phone's internal
>> memory,
>> restarted, uninstalled, LS, restarted, reinstalled LS back to the mem
>> card,
>> and restarted a final time.  This was in order to get LS to change the
>> location of its database folder, but it's still in the internal memory.
>>
>> Sarah
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Sunday, April 19, 2009 2:52 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] How many points is too many?
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The web server is back up.  Not sure why it went down but it probably
>>> knew
>>> I was spending the afternoon in a beer garden!
>>>
>>> Monty
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, 19 Apr 2009, Sarah Cranston wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks for all the info.  I've been impressed with how fast my E51
>>>> impoorts
>>>> databases into Loadstone as compared to my 6682.  It only took around
>>>> ninety
>>>> minutes to import around twenty thousand points, and my 6682 took over
>>>> four
>>>> hours to import around four thousand points.  The reference to the
>>>> Apalachian Trail in the manual is exactly what I was looking for, though
>>>> I
>>>> will be riding in a bus through at least four states.  When the
>>>> Loadstone
>>>> site comes back up, (I hope I'm not the only one having trouble getting
>>>> to
>>>> it today), I'll start collecting databases for all the parts of the
>>>> trip.
>>>> I
>>>> wish I knew more about the exact route this charter bus will take, but I
>>>> don't have that info.
>>>>
>>>> Sarah
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Stephen Giggar" <sgiggar at sbcglobal.net>
>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>> Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2009 2:53 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] How many points is too many?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> In that case I would create different databases for different area's.
>>>>> That
>>>>> away you can just load the area that you want.
>>>>>
>>>>> Just for grins I loaded the whole state where I live to see the
>>>>> following
>>>>> 1. How long it would take to load on the old 6682 and
>>>>> 2. How the responce was.
>>>>>
>>>>> It took about two days to process the whole state and the resulting
>>>>> database
>>>>> was about 34MB in size. Responce to move point to point was about 6
>>>>> seconds.
>>>>>
>>>>> Signed: Stephen Giggar
>>>>> Skype: dr-phone.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hardware eventually fails, software eventually works.
>>>>> No amount of bandwidth can fix poor design.
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Sarah Cranston" <skhyering at gmail.com>
>>>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>> Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2009 2:30 PM
>>>>> Subject: [Loadstone] How many points is too many?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm trying to figure out how many points Loadstone can handle.  I have
>>>>> points for a large portion of my state already imported into Loadstone.
>>>>> I'm
>>>>> planning to take a trip by bus to another state this summer and would
>>>>> like
>>>>> to use Loadstone on the way.  How do people handle a situation like
>>>>> this?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks.
>>>>>
>>>>> Sarah
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>>
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