Failed to eject from Mac

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BestofTimes
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Failed to eject from Mac

Post by BestofTimes » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:32 pm

I was using my DM42 in USB mode and it failed to eject properly. The usual message below was shown on the screen.

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USB Write mode _

Press EXIT key to end
But the exit key did not respond. I reset the calculator and noticed the OFFIMG not being displayed correctly. Checking the FAT file structure it looked as shown below:

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In other words OS X was seeing the HELP, OFFIMG and STATE folders as unix executables! I've rebuilt them from the downloads on the site (by the way the single zip file DM42.zip is not available) and everything's fine again.

Hope this is useful.
HP-15C, HP-16C, HP-42s, HP-48GX. And now DM42!

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Re: Failed to eject from Mac

Post by rprosperi » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:05 pm

BestofTimes wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:32 pm
I've rebuilt them from the downloads on the site (by the way the single zip file DM42.zip is not available) and everything's fine again.
The file is DM42_FAT.zip on this page: http://www.swissmicros.com/dm42/fat/
--bob p

DM42: β00071 & 00282, DM41X: β00071, DM10L: 071/100

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