Command to kill power to SD card?

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    Command to kill power to SD card?
    « on: 06 / May / 2011, 14:55:18 »
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    Is there some kind of sleep command that will have the same effect as the camera being in suspend mode (killing power to the SD card?)

    I have an eye-fi card that I want periodically rebooted.

    I'm trying to find any way to take a very long series of time lapses without having to touch the camera.
    USB Tether isn't an option
    EyeFi wifi tether works, but the eyefi software locks up and the card needs to be power-cycled.
    Webcams don't have very good optical quality
    « Last Edit: 06 / May / 2011, 15:45:55 by bastian74 »

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    Re: Command to kill power to SD card?
    « Reply #1 on: 06 / May / 2011, 16:21:52 »
    In February, someone emailed me :-

    "With the eye-fi development i'm very furious because they state they  resolved the issue and after 8 camera restart it doesn't delete 1 photo.

    Also during the shooting I've found a message no memory card!!!
    I need to report this as soon as possible."


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    Re: Command to kill power to SD card?
    « Reply #2 on: 06 / May / 2011, 16:24:35 »
    Is there some kind of sleep command that will have the same effect as the camera being in suspend mode (killing power to the SD card?)
    You can try rebooting the camera with the reboot script function. I don't know if this will reset the eye-fi or not, but you'd expect this to issue a hard reset command to the card somewhere along the way.

    Previously discussed here http://chdk.setepontos.com/index.php?topic=5563.msg53792#msg53792
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    Re: Command to kill power to SD card?
    « Reply #3 on: 06 / May / 2011, 19:00:46 »
    If I reboot the camera it will disable the chdk script though wont it?
    Can I get it to boot to the 8gb card? I'm also not sure if the endless memory will work with the card lock enabled.


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    Re: Command to kill power to SD card?
    « Reply #4 on: 06 / May / 2011, 23:23:33 »
    If I reboot the camera it will disable the chdk script though wont it?
    You can set scripts to autostart after CHDK boots.
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    Can I get it to boot to the 8gb card? I'm also not sure if the endless memory will work with the card lock enabled.
    AFAIK eye-fi does not like multi-partition cards. However, if you pass a an fi2 filename to the reboot, that should work.
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