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Old 01-15-2013, 12:08 PM   #1
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Since Calibre v 0.9.14 PW mounts read-only!

Since I upgraded to ver. 0.9.14 I haven't been able to connect my Kindle PW (firmware 5.3.0) to Calibre via USB on my Linux laptop. I have an older version (0.8.something) on a Windows laptop that DOES connect to the PW just fine.

It appears the PW is mounting read-only. WTF? If there is file system damage on the PW wouldn't that show up when mounting on Windows as well?

BTW, I also have a Kindle 4 that has no problem mounting on Calibre.


Output of debug:

calibre 0.9.14 isfrozen: True is64bit: False
Linux-2.6.35-32-generic-i686-with-debian-squeeze-sid Linux ('32bit', 'ELF')
('Linux', '2.6.35-32-generic', '#68~lucid1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 28 17:09:33 UTC 2012')
Python 2.7.3
Linux: ('debian', 'squeeze/sid', '')
USB devices on system:
[['0x4f2',
'0xb071',
'0x1544',
u'Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd.',
u'CNF7129',
u'SN0001'],
['0x1949', '0x4', '0x100', u'Amazon', u'Amazon Kindle', u'B024150224730404']]

No disabled plugins
Looking for devices of type: MTP_DEVICE
No known MTP devices connected to system

Looking for devices...
USBDevice(busnum=1, devnum=16, vendor_id=0x1949, product_id=0x0004, bcd=0x0100, manufacturer=Amazon, product=Amazon Kindle, serial=B024150224730404)
Detected possible device KINDLE2

Devices possibly connected: Kindle 2/3/4/Touch/PaperWhite Device Interface,
Trying to open Kindle 2/3/4/Touch/PaperWhite Device Interface ... failed
Opening of the following devices failed
<calibre.devices.kindle.driver.KINDLE2 object at 0x9d74b2c>
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "site-packages/calibre/devices/__init__.py", line 157, in debug
File "site-packages/calibre/devices/usbms/device.py", line 862, in open
File "site-packages/calibre/devices/usbms/device.py", line 640, in open_linux
File "site-packages/calibre/devices/usbms/device.py", line 676, in filter_read_only_mount_points
DeviceError: The main memory of KINDLE2 is read only. This usually happens because of file system errors.
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:20 PM   #2
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:47 PM   #3
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Did the sudo fsck.vfat -y /dev/sdb1 thing but it didn't fix the problem. At least it told me where the corruption was. I was able to mount the PW on a Windows box and do a Disk Check there. The corrupt files were in .Trash-1000, so I deleted that whole thing and now Calibre connects to it. YAY! I was so afraid I'd have to reset the PW and reload all my books.



the check is in the mail!!

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Old 01-16-2013, 02:00 AM   #4
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The corrupt files were in .Trash-1000, so I deleted that whole thing and now Calibre connects to it.
IIRC the .Trash-1000 dir is created by a linux file manager (don't remember which one) for "recycle bin" purposes. 1000 is probably the UID.

This "feature" can also end up taking non-trivial amounts of space on flash media (kindles, USB sticks, etc).

When it was filling my wife's mp3 player up I deleted the dir and set her file manager to not use trashcan/recycle functionality.
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IIRC the .Trash-1000 dir is created by a linux file manager (don't remember which one) for "recycle bin" purposes. 1000 is probably the UID.
Yes. I use Linux Mint with the Nautilus file manager. That's what creates .Trash-1000. This is the first time it's ever screwed me though!
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