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How can I fix an sd card's gpt filesystem when gparted won't recognize any changes and I have superblock errors

I simply want to properly format/partition my sd card so it can be used. I tried to format it but I have been continually hitting errors. Specifically I would like to format it as ext4. However when ...
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How to install OpenBSD 7.1 on NanoPi R4S using SD card as root disk?

I would like to install OpenBSD 7.1 on the NanoPi R4S (Rockchip RK3399 ARM64 SoC). Following the instructions in INSTALL.arm64, I managed to make the NanoPi R4S boot miniroot71.img. I wrote the ...
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How to Point Bootloader to SD Card, Cant boot from SD Card

Im trying to boot Tails/Debian OS from my SD card but my device doesn't see the SD card. I heard I could use a Bootloader like Grub to point to a location on an SD card and boot it. How do I do that? (...
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How to perform the steps from this guide using Ubuntu

I don't have access to a win pc, and I'd like to ask if anyone could translate this guide to parted / gparted / fdisk in Ubuntu. I realise I may damage the card, hence I'd like to ask for help. The ...
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SDCard reader not functioning at boot Lubuntu 21.10

I have installed lubuntu-21.10 on a Asus C423NA-BCLN5 device. It comes with kernel 5.13.0-39-generic. Now, I am having an issue with it's, otherwise perfect, card reader. I have an SD card inside, ...
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How can i access the files in the nand flash memory through linux terminal?

I have files in the nand flash memory of my Gumstix Overo that i want to copy to a SD card, but i can't access them through the overo terminal, so i wanted to copy them through the linux terminal but ...
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how to prevent sshd related messages from being written to systemd journal log

I'm running a raspberry pi on an SD card and the logs are constantly hammered with failed login attempts from botnets. Beyond filling the logs with useless information, this is putting wear and tear ...
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card reader falls off in linux

I have debian 11 and a MicroSd card reader built into my laptop. Device: Realtek Semiconductor RTS5129 Card Reader Controller. The problem is that it falls off after I insert the card and take it out ...
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Why am I not able to load files from a partition with U-Boot?

For some reason, my U-Boot does not seem to be able to load files from my FAT32 partition: => mmc part Partition Map for MMC device 1 -- Partition Type: DOS Part Start Sector Num Sectors ...
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How to copy data from NAND memory to sd card?

So i need to know how to copy data from nand flash memory to an sd card in my gumstix overo, so i start by knowing if the sd card is available: Texas Instruments X-Loader 1.5.0 (Sep 16 2011 - 12:10:02)...
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Is there any command in Gumstix Overo that allows me to copy from NAND memory to sd card?

So i am trying to copy all the data in the NAND memory of my Gumstix Overo, through this link https://www.gumstix.com/community/support/faq/write-images-flash/ i know that there is a command, nand ...
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SD card will not mount and dissapears when trying to do anything in gparted

I am using Fedora 35 and am just trying to mount an SD card but it's not working. Using lsblk I can see the device, but when I try to do anything like sudo mount /dev/mmcblk0 /mnt, I get the error ...
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How can i copy data from NAND memory to sd card?

So basically, i have two Gumstix Overo and both are booting from their NAND flash memory, both devices use full linux image's Kernel. They are supposed to boot the same thing but one of them says that ...
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f3 program fails to detect sdCard but Windows can open it and play videos

Bought two sd cards 128GB for video recording. These are likely fake and one of them is clearly damaged. I formatted one of them to FAT32 using GParted, inserted in security camera to record and no ...
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Why dd is giving me a different SD card than its source?

I have a 32 Gb SD card with my OS on it (Raspberry Pi OS Buster) and I wish to make a backup using standard dd, using sudo dd if=/dev/sdb of=/mnt/toshiba2tb/pi20211217.img bs=1M The source SD card ...
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how to backup an SD card (containig OS) that is *not* properly seen by other computers, except it works fine to boot the OS(!)

I have this RaspberryPi booting from a 32 Gb sdcard. I took it off the RPi to make a back up but the card shows as a 32 Mb single partition everywhere I plug it. On my other Raspberry it is listed as ...
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How to disconnect/disable MMC SD card

I have non USB MMC/SD reader slot . If a user inserts SD card, I want to be able to disconnect the SD card, or Disable the reader. (in case I detect malicious card). How can I do this? With umount, I ...
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What happens when an SD card gets connected to a Linux computer

I'm still quite confused as to how this works exactly. When we connect an SD card to a computer running a Linux system, this is my understanding (Please feel free to correct on the smallest of details ...
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Corrupt sd card is seen by gnome-disks, but can't format

Somehow I can see the sd-card in gnome-disks as /dev/sda, but it won't show up in gparted. In gnome-disks it shows as a mass storage device with no media, or size, and it won't allow me to edit ...
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SD Card Insertion Not Detected

I have a situation wherein my linux system (with a 2.6.32 kernel) is not detecting the insertion of an SD card after the system is booted. It correctly detects the card when the card is inserted ...
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Recovering as much data as possible from bad SD card, ddrescue image file 0 bytes, advice needed

I have a bad SD card that probably failed while being used in a camera. I am not sure on how this happened but after the card stopped showing signs of saved data I might have freaked out and done a ...
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Grub on external SD card for choosing the internal Os (With SecureBoot enabled and no possibilities to change boot order)

I) The aim I have a recent Lenovo laptop with UEFI where windows is installed on the ssd drive. I would like to install Linux Mint on the same drive. But I would like to use an external SD card to ...
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SD card: unable to read partition table

I have one micro sd card which my laptop does not read and neither mount nor show in lsblkor blkid. Using tail -f /var/log/syslog, shows that there are problems: [ 3250.544073] tifm_core: MMC/SD card ...
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How can I extend the root storage with a SD card?

I am working on a device that runs Ubuntu. It has small storage capacity, this is the output of the df -h bash command: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mmcblk0p1 28G 25G 1,...
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Mount a detected but not listed in disks list SD card

My problem is a bit complicated to describe knowing that I'm not really a passionate about partitioning, but here's what I'm trying to do, What I tried and what doesn't work : Goal My goal is to ...
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Raspberry 4 stuck in initramfs

im new on this site so i hope im not making myself look super stupid (beside the fact that my english isnt that best) I got myself a Raspberry Pi 4B with an 64GB SDCard of Sandisk Ultra. Installed on ...
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FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi 1 B+ - system SD Card read/write is super slow

I have installed an official FreeBSD 13-RELEASE on Raspberry Pi 1 B+ (armv6l) with a Goodram Class 10 16GB SD Card, yet the disk read/write speed is super slow (186 kbytes/sec): # diskinfo -tv /dev/...
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Udev rules not executing my script on inserting SD card

I'm trying to execute a script on inserting SD card in SD card slot, by using UDEV Rules. My 99-sdcard.rules file is as below, ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="mmcblk0p1", SUBSYSTEM=="...
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Why is my brand new USB memory not visible?

I have bought a nano SD card, which includes a USB reader. When I plug it, I can see it with dmesg: [721825.906705] usb 2-1.6: new high-speed USB device number 42 using ehci-pci [721826.019724] usb 2-...
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How to mount a SD Card which was formatted with exfat by a Lumix G9 camera?

The SD card was formatted by a Panasonic Lumix G9. mount /dev/sde1 /mnt/sd/ -t exfat ls -1 /mnt/sd/DCIM/ 100_PANA 101_PANA The pictures in 100_PANA are displayed in the camera, but the mounted ...
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Why does Linux take a while to recognize SD card on boot?

My setup is simple and it works, but the boot process takes much longer than desired. uboot can access the sd card without delay when loading the kernel, device tree, ramdisk, and boot script, but in ...
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Debug problem of shrinking exfat partition size in Android

So I have this weird issue that my micro SD card (formatted with exfat) keeps shrinking on my LineageOS device. First it starts with nearly like 367GB, but with weeks/months of usage, more and more ...
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Is my sd card dead?

I am new to the formatting world. I was using a SD card in camera, it was working fine. I wanted to wipe the recordings, I tried formatting within the camera app. It failed stating some abnormal ...
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Make Linux bootable from laptop SD card not visible in the BIOS/UEFI Boot Options menu

I have an Acer Aspire R15 laptop, and I need to have a Linux run from the internal SD card slot. There is no SD card option available in the Boot Options menu. I have Windows 10 installed on the main ...
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How to create a mkfs.ext4 file system on an SD card that can be written to by anyone?

I'm using up to date Arch Linux 5.12.5. SD cards from time to time become corrupted, and if not bricked have to be reset/ reformatted. I do this as follows # 1. unmount the card / make sure it's ...
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Is there any problem installing Linux to an SD card?

I have a laptop that comes with an SD card slot (large size) and it is possible to boot from there. If I installed Debian such that the OS partitions are on a 128 GB SD card and /home/ is on an SSD, ...
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Setup SD Card Reader on Debian 10

I want to use the sd card reader on my ASUS UX501VW-FY144T. Via hw-probe (link) one can see that the sd card is a Alcor Micro AU6621, which isn't configured correct. So I updated to the kernel ...
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Integrated card reader doesn't work in linux mint, but it does in windows 10, any help?

I spend like 4 hours looking for help and trying different things but anything works. I installed Linux Mint alongside windows 10 today and it doesn't read any sd card, but Windows does, so, my ...
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SD card detection on Dell XPS 13

Linux Mint won't automatically detect a micro SD card inserted into the XPS 13's built-in reader, nor will it detect the card's removal. Running lspci causes insertions/removals to be detected. ...
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Booted a SD Card to install Mint and cannot change permissions to format it

I recently flashed my SD card to format and reinstall Linux Mint on my machine. Everything went well, but I have learned that SD cards cannot be use as a boot device. The problem now is that I am ...
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A script that tells me what device block an sd card in an sd card reader is attached to

I have an sd card reader. It is a simple usb device with three different places to connect various types of sd card sizes into. When I put an sd card in to it I can figure out that the sd card is ...
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Mounting encrypted SD card: where does /dev/dm-3 come from?

I was trying to mount an encrypted SD card on Kubuntu 20.04. lsblk gives me this: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT loop0 ...
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Driver for Realtek PCIE Card Reader S5250?

I am running CentOS 7 my MSI Prestige 15 A10SC and the card reader is not working. It works fine on my dual-boot Windows 10 so I figured I am missing drivers and it seems like so: $ lspci | grep ...
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eMMC request timeout error

We have a custom embedded board with a 4GB eMMC chip connected. We see the following error while emmc read/write test on the eMMC device: mmc0: request with tag: 16 flags: 0x2000000002469030 timed out ...
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Can't find Ramexal SSD on Lenovo IdeaPad 1 11ADA05

I am trying to install Linux on my Lenovo IdeaPad 1 11ADA05. I have prepared the installer on an SD card. It boots into the SD card fine, but when I try to install the distro, it can't find my SSD. My ...
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Running Linux Live OS on ARM embedded device

I own an embedded device with ARM920T SoC (https://pdf.dzsc.com/ARM/ARM920T.pdf) The device is in good shape but the OS (Windows Embedded CE 6.0) was corrupted and does not start anymore (actually it ...
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Is it possible to run raspbian OS without SD card or Live USB?

I developed a python based GUI application running on a Raspbian OS. During power outage my SD card gets corrupted often. I need to have a frequent back up OS image and writing it back when the SD ...
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Installed vm debian gnu linux 10, trying to format/erase/fix a read only sd card in a linux way that windows or mac won't do?

I've installed Debian GNU Linux 10 in a VM. I'm trying to format/erase/fix a read only SD Card in a Linux way that Windows or Mac won't do. Unfortunately I don't know anything about linux/cli, but ...
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How to create linux sdcard image?

I want to create a image file that contains two partitions: 100MB FAT Boot partition that contains my kernel zImage and dtb(device tree blob) files. 900MB EXT4 Rootfs partition that contains my root ...
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Strange errors: can't mount one partition

I have on a SD card 2 partitions (got from NIXOS Aarch64 image), and sometimes I get a very annoying issue on the partition 2: basically, once I mount it, and unmount it, I can't remount it anymore ...
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