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I "turn on USB storage", and I correctly see the sd card unit on my computer. I can browse the directories, but as soon as I try to copy a file out, after 8MB it crashes:

  • on the android device it counts as no longer turned on
  • on the computer it complains "device or resource busy" (of course, since it's not on anymore)

I have tried copying a file smaller than 8MB and it worked fine.

Phone is a Nexus One with stock android 2.3.6, computer is OSX 10.6 but I also tried on a windows machine and the result was the same, so I'd safely say it's phone's fault.

Disabling debugging mode, as suggested by this question, and then rebooting (just to be safe) didn't help.

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closed as too localized by Flow Dec 21 '12 at 14:16

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Are you copying to the SD card or the internal memory? Have you tried removing the SD card and trying to copy to it using a SD card reader on a PC? It might be that your SD card is corrupted (and needs to be reformatted) or is actually damaged (and you need to buy a new one). –  GAThrawn Jan 24 '12 at 17:04
    
Try looking at logcat if there's any useful info –  Lie Ryan Jan 28 '12 at 17:57
    
@GAThrawn: copying directly from a card reader works, so it's not an SD card problem. –  Lohoris Feb 11 '12 at 14:07
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