|01-22-2011, 08:25 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2010
Device: divisive reader
Folder/file storage structure hierarchy
Like some other users, I am curious to know where files, such as for example, book cover thumbnails, sleep mode screen-savers, book notes, dictionary history, and so on, are stored on my reader.
Despite having already located some of these files, and gained a slightly better understanding of the file storage structure, whenever I return to it at a later date, I have difficulty remembering the hierarchy. So I decided to create a document that would act as a visual reminder.
Having created such an aide-mémoire, it occurred to me that other users might find this useful, too. Whilst I created it for use with my Sony PRS-650, the storage structure used in the 350 & 650 models may be similar, or the same. Please let me know if it is, and I will gladly amend the document to reflect this, for the benefit of those users.
I have included some explanatory notes at the beginning of the document, in case it seems a little arcane, as well as links to some relevant MR threads. I believe the structure is now correct, but some of the annotation and comments may still be incorrect. So, I will update the document from time-time, as and when I glean more information.
So, hopefully someone will find the attached PDF file useful. Any comments, and/or additional information, from other users, would of course be most welcome.
Last edited by boxcorner; 02-27-2011 at 08:18 AM. Reason: Updated PDF to version: 20110227G
|01-22-2011, 03:28 PM||#2|
Join Date: Apr 2007
Device: Sony PRS-T1, -T2, Kindle PW, Nook Glow, Kobo Aura
Interesting. Wonder why the duplication of the images (Eifel tower, palm tree, Snowy road, Screensaver) at location 1.5.2 and 3?
|01-22-2011, 06:08 PM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Device: Sony PRS-650
The thumbnails folder contains folders which match the structure of the eBooks/Images/etc on the device, with the bottom level folder having the same filename as the file whose thumbnail is inside that folder, the thumbnail itself having the filename "main_thumbnail.jpg" in each case.
So, a book called "database/media/books/flibble.epub" will have a corresponding thumbnail in "dataase/thumbnail/database/media/books/flibble.epub/main_thumbnail.jpg" and similarly for images and other thumnailable files.
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