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Old 10-31-2007, 08:01 AM   #1
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SIM card format


What format is a SIM card formatted in? Ie. is it possible to use a USB drive, format it accordingly, install a bootloader, and have it boot linux, or even work as an MP3 device?
 
Old 10-31-2007, 04:12 PM   #2
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Why would you want to do that on a SIM card? They are usually used to hold you activation info for your phone. You trying to save MP3's to it? If you can put mp3's on your phone, I'd imagine you got a USB cable to connect your PC and your phone too and some software to copy it over. I've only seen SIM for cell phones and they probably hold one meg at most.

Or are you thinking of an SD card? Or CF card?
 
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No, you indirectly answered my question. Thanks.
 
Old 10-31-2007, 04:31 PM   #4
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I had a nokia cellphone (Kinda Gameboy Advanced shaped) and it had a 64mb card in it that aloud you to put AAC files or something on it.

Your welcome!
 
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I had a nokia cellphone (Kinda Gameboy Advanced shaped) and it had a 64mb card in it that aloud you to put AAC files or something on it.

Your welcome!
Yah, thats a much better phone than these...

Anyway, I found the wiring schematic so I can hardwire a USB drive to it (or the port).
 
Old 11-01-2007, 10:14 PM   #6
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What phone are you doing this with anyways?

That nokia is pretty outdated these days (2-4yrs). I'm sure there are new phones that'd be a lot nicer :P .
 
  


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