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[Q] sd card unmount unexpectedly

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By rascal123, Senior Member on 22nd December 2012, 01:04 PM
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Hye everybody..im having a small problem with my n2..my external sdcard sometime get unmount automatically after unlocking to home screen. .anyone having this problem? This can effect battery life since the media will be rescan each time it happen. .may I know the cause of the problem and if possible a way to solve it..tq

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24th December 2012, 09:21 AM |#2  
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coincidentally, am experiencing the same thing recently
am pulling my hair off due to it lol
24th December 2012, 11:09 AM |#3  
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me to exp the same problem is it because of phone or the card?
24th December 2012, 11:27 AM |#4  
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Experienced it before... And I flashed a different kernel, it is solved.

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24th December 2012, 12:21 PM |#5  
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Experienced it before... And I flashed a different kernel, it is solved.

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Which kernel? Am relief to hear others are having the same problem..I guess it may relate to firmware or kernel since few people are having the same problem..

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24th December 2012, 03:18 PM |#6  
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Yes, it's been happening to me too when unlocking the phone (and seemingly more recently over the last week).

Using a Sandisk Ultra card and on the standard 4.1.1 ROM.
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Let me guess, you are all using sandisk ultra cards? These cards appear to be a real pain in the a s s . Mine, (bought new off Amazon in October) went tits up and I believe it was the card that somehow caused corrupted files and caused my "media" process to be a complete battery hog.

About a week before the card totally failed to be recognized by my computer or my phone, I got those random messages about my sd card being unmounted and then it would just automatically scan it as if I had just inserted it when in reality I never took it out. I was able to copy everything to my computer about an hour before it was complete toast

I suggest you copy any important files on the card to your computer or wherever before it completely fails. I don't know what to do about getting a new card. I already filed a warranty claim with Sandisk but I am hesitant to use their brand again. Sandisk seems to be THE brand out there. I would like to try another brand.
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24th December 2012, 06:08 PM |#8  
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Let me guess, you are all using sandisk ultra cards? These cards appear to be a real pain in the a s s . Mine, (bought new off Amazon in October) went tits up and I believe it was the card that somehow caused corrupted files and caused my "media" process to be a complete battery hog.

About a week before the card totally failed to be recognized by my computer or my phone, I got those random messages about my sd card being unmounted and then it would just automatically scan it as if I had just inserted it when in reality I never took it out. I was able to copy everything to my computer about an hour before it was complete toast

I suggest you copy any important files on the card to your computer or wherever before it completely fails. I don't know what to do about getting a new card. I already filed a warranty claim with Sandisk but I am hesitant to use their brand again. Sandisk seems to be THE brand out there. I would like to try another brand.

Im using a sandisk ultra 32gb card ever since i got my sgn2 a few months bck, never even formatted it to anything else n flashed a s#itload of roms n kernels too never had or have a prob, btw currently using omega 8.0 n perseus alpha 29....

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24th December 2012, 06:29 PM |#9  
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Let me guess, you are all using sandisk ultra cards? These cards appear to be a real pain in the a s s . Mine, (bought new off Amazon in October) went tits up and I believe it was the card that somehow caused corrupted files and caused my "media" process to be a complete battery hog.

About a week before the card totally failed to be recognized by my computer or my phone, I got those random messages about my sd card being unmounted and then it would just automatically scan it as if I had just inserted it when in reality I never took it out. I was able to copy everything to my computer about an hour before it was complete toast

I suggest you copy any important files on the card to your computer or wherever before it completely fails. I don't know what to do about getting a new card. I already filed a warranty claim with Sandisk but I am hesitant to use their brand again. Sandisk seems to be THE brand out there. I would like to try another brand.

Yes im using a sandisk ultra 32 gig class10..however my other friends also having the same problem but he is using kingmax..now im not sure weather the problem rise because of the sd or default in the phone itself..

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Let me guess, you are all using sandisk ultra cards? These cards appear to be a real pain in the a s s . Mine, (bought new off Amazon in October) went tits up and I believe it was the card that somehow caused corrupted files and caused my "media" process to be a complete battery hog.

About a week before the card totally failed to be recognized by my computer or my phone, I got those random messages about my sd card being unmounted and then it would just automatically scan it as if I had just inserted it when in reality I never took it out. I was able to copy everything to my computer about an hour before it was complete toast

I suggest you copy any important files on the card to your computer or wherever before it completely fails. I don't know what to do about getting a new card. I already filed a warranty claim with Sandisk but I am hesitant to use their brand again. Sandisk seems to be THE brand out there. I would like to try another brand.

You explained well.... same sad story!!!
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