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Cannot mount SD Card after Update Raspbian

I have updated my raspbian installation on my raspberry pi and something seems to have gone wrong. the rpi does not start anymore and what's worse I cannot even mount the SD card. lsblk shows the sd ...
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Partitioning woes after SD card upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade my Raspberry PI's SD card to a bigger one. I've seen and tried guides like this one: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/499/how-can-i-resize-my-root-partition My ...
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Reformat SD card

I need to reformat an SD card back to factory status. SD card filesystem used for media has become corrupted. Accessing a certain directory causes the filesystem to be remounted readonly, and it ...
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Ext4-Error: Bit already cleared for inode

System: Debian Wheezy Kernel 3.11.6 Atmel SAM9x25 Mono 3.2.8 SD card with ext4 partition I got following message error when I booted my mono application: root@net-231:/opt/programm# [ 6061.078125] ...
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Debian Eeepc distro on SD Card

Ok, I have the minimal version of Debian Eeepc distro installed on my Asus Eeepc; The problem is, the HDD is only 4GB and it will not be able to install everything to run a desktop environment. Is ...
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Can't delete from SD card, 'Read-only file system'

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have an SD card that I use with my camera, and I'm trying to delete photos from it. I was able to move them to the Trash, but when I try to delete any of the files out of ...
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why is the memory card not functioning properly?

I have a 32 GB memory card (SD card) which I am using via card reader. I have formatted it as fat32 but it is not working. The memory card isn't running on music systems. Please look at the error as ...
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How to create boot header for booting powerpc MPC8309twr with SD card

I'm trying to boot the MPC8309twr with sd card. I found some documents AN3659_bf.pdf(describes the format for sd card boot header for MPC8536E) which uses a program called boot format. While ...
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SD-card isn't visible to boot from

I've created a bootable flash SD-card. However, on boot it's not visible in the list of "Boot from". When I use a flash-usb stick, it's visible and I'm able to boot from it. What can be an issue?
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What are some possible causes of mmc0: error -22

I'm trying to use an SD card on an embedded linux system. I'm getting this error and I'm hoping someone can tell me what potential problems this error is referring too. I assume the error number can ...
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can format and partition sd card but cannot see device entries [closed]

I have a microSD card (4 GB) that I can format with dd and fdisk. I have created two partitions and when writing the partition table. I get a warning about ioctl advising to run partprobe. Running ...
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Prepackage Arch Linux (ARM) with packages before installing

How can I make an Arch Linux ISO to load into a usb, that would contain all of my favourite packages and configuration, preloaded? I want to do it with an Arch Linux ISO, then with Arch Linux ARM, I ...
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8G SD card showing 30M

I have a 8GB SD card. When inserted it show no partitions: $ lsblk /dev/sdd NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sdd 8:48 1 30.6M 0 disk The fdisk say: fdisk -l /dev/sdd Disk /dev/sdd: ...
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Linux - couldn't mount RDWR because of unsupported optional features (400)

I try to run Android from SD-card. This card is prepared. There are partitions: boot(FAT32), rootfs(ext4), system(ext4), cache(ext4) and usedata(ext4). Boot partitions has files to run u-boot: MLO, u-...
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linux: Class10 SD card different device and block device size

A have a brand new 16GB class 10 SD card and produce a very strange behavior. After I attached the the card with an USB SD-Card reader, the device appeared as /dev/sdb. I tried to copy a 2GB raw image ...
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Running dd. Why resource is busy?

I just formatted microSD card, and would like to run a dd command. Unfortunately dd command fails: $ sudo dd bs=1m if=2016-02-26-raspbian-jessie-lite.img of=/dev/rdisk2 dd: /dev/rdisk2: Resource busy ...
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Get paths to all sd cards in a computer using GNU bash 4.3.11 running Ubuntu 14.04

how can I get the paths to all sd cards in a computer using GNU bash 4.3.11 running Ubuntu 14.04 and just those? Background: I have an .iso-file and want to create a bash script that asks the user ...
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Using a separate partition for installed software

I know this question was asked on google a few times here and there but everywhere so far people just tell how it works on Linux and I've learned that already, so you don't have to tell me how ...
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Single SD card install for Debian Jessie on Armv7 architecture?

I'm pretty new to this whole deal. I have an Odroid C1. I recently created a home-server from an old i386 machine I had lying around. I'm starting to get into CLI OS and working with machines as ...
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Portable linux with disk-encryption: Which type of storage is better? SD-CARD or USB-STICK

So, as stated above, I mainly address some people, which may have made some experience with a portable os and various storage-types. As we know, the good old HDD are the most durable types of disks. ...
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How do I mount an external SD card without using sudo?

I wrote a bash-script with the intention to back up a specific (truecrypt-)file onto a SD-card (and a folder shared over the cloud) using the rsync command. The problem was that the SD-card usually ...
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Wear leveling of SD card because of swap file in embedded linux

I need to enable a swap file on my embedded linux product. The problem is that the file is located on an SD card. At the moment I'm using 15MB swap and about 120MB RAM because of temporary increases ...
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RTS5129 Card Reader with Ubuntu 15.10

I recently bought a notebook, it's an Acer Aspire VN7-571G and it has an integrated SD Card reader. I've never used it since I bought it but I noticed today that by inserting an SD Card into the ...
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Load system from SD Card into Memory and then Boot from Memory

I've seen several answers where there are hints at creating a partition in memory, copying the contents of a SD Card into that partition and then booting an operating system (linux) from that memory ...
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Don't know if fsck failed or not

I just ran fsck on my newly bought SD card for my Raspberry Pi and it shows the following output: fsck from util-linux 2.25.2 fsck.fat 3.0.27 (2014-11-12) /dev/mmcblk0p1: 75 files, 2539/7673 clusters ...
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Formatting an sdcard with mkfs hangs indefinitely

I am trying to format an sdcard following this guide. I am able to successfully create the partition table, but attempting to format the Linux partition with mkfs yields the following output: mke2fs ...
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destroyed folder now without directory attribute

I tried to read some videos from the memory card of my digital camera. It wasn't possible to access the DCMI Folder, because there was no directory attribute. The expecting DCIM folder was a 0-byte ...
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card reading killing my battery, on macbook pro running Debian

I am currently using a macbook pro but the operating system is debian 8.2 not os x I am using a macbook pro but there's this one device that's just draining a lot of power. This USB device: Card ...
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Cannot reformat Micro SD Card

I need to reformat my micro SD card, however I am having some issues with it. When I go the card on my computer, it displays the following message: The folder contents could not be displayed Sorry,...
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converting partition on the SD card to FAT

I created partitions on the SD card with: sudo mkfs -t vfat -n ZED_BOOT /dev/sdb1 sudo mkfs -t ext4 -L ROOT_FS /dev/sdb2 The consule shows the commands went through ok, but when I report the ...
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Embedded linux hotplug changed mount point

I have a linux media player that was very common before android's age. It is a MIPS running Linux Venus 2.6.12.6 and has 2 sata, 2 usb and 1 sdcard port. Since the flash memory is very limited, I ...
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Unable to access SD card on Debian Stretch

I can't access my SD card, not via the internal SD card reader of my laptop, nor via an external SD card reader. I tried to use dmesg to find the cause of the issue, but when I attach the SD card to ...
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Stress (write) Test an SD card to destruction using a simple shell script

I would like to find out how many write cycles I can get from my SD card. I have googled and found good answers like this but its too complicated for a normal person like me. Say its a 64GB exfat ...
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Installing Debian 8 (Jessie) from HDD Partition

I tried to install Debian 8 (Jessie) with the official DVD 1 from my Card Reader (SDHC UHS-I Card 32GB). Now that does not work, because I am unable to mount it (no signal at all). Now I want to know ...
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How to fix this I/O error on a SD card?

I tried with gparted, it didn't work. I found a SDFormatter, tool for windows that did the full erase. I have a SD card and want to install Debian onto it. The dd process takes about 45 minutes, ...
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How to automatically mount Android device sd card in Linux mint

Debian 8 iso hybrid is mounting android device (lenovo k3note) sd card automatically. But Linux mint 17.2 doesn't do so. How to mount Android device sd card automatically in Linux mint?
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Installing Linux on an SD card

I was wondering if it was possible to actually install a Linux distribution on an SD card or any other external drive. What I was planning to do was basically inserting the SD in my MacBook, turning ...
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Cannot format a corrupted 32Gb SD card

I cannot format a corrupted Sandisk SDHC ULTRA 32Gb micro card. So I used gparted in an Ubuntu system. I deleted the partition (/dev/sdf1), recreated it and formatted it in fat32. It still keeps its ...
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Detect when sdcard removed

I'm working with a small Arm board (Emtrion) running Debian Linux. Emtrion has provided an sdcard image that can update the boards flash. I would like to extend the simple update script, so that when ...
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Does Gparted change permissions?

Sometimes but not often, but many times, after formatting an SD card with Gparted, the SD card becomes unaccessible to normal user, so I go as root and change the permissions, happens especially when ...
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/dev/mmcblk0 partitions limit

I've just mounted a microSD card which has 17 partitions in my laptop and I'm getting the following error in the YaST partitioner: Your disk /dev/mmcblk0 contains 17 partitions. The maximum number of ...
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SD card protected area

The Wikipedia article on SD cards mentions that about 10% of the capacity of an SD card is a so-called protected area, which is used for the security-related features of the card. Let's say I don't ...
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How to mount btrfs partition?

I've installed xbian distro on RPi. I want to edit the files in my SD card using my computer, Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I insert the SD card, the Ubuntu cannot mount the Xbian partition, and gives ...
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SD-Card doesn't work anymore

I have a SD-Card and it doesn't work anymore. If I enter dmesg, this console will show this: [ 646.467407] mmc0: new SD card at address d555 [ 646.468578] mmcblk0: mmc0:d555 SD032 30.6 MiB [ 646....
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OSX: MBP: How does system detect sd card inserted?

I have a MacBookPro running Mavericks. I can insert one sd card into the slot and it mounts just fine. Another sd card I slip in and nothing happens. It does not appear in disk utility. It does ...
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How to repair an overclocked microsdcard?

I overclocked my raspberry pi 2 myself yesterday. However I also increased the sd_freq. Now after a reboot my microsdcard is mounted as read only. I have a laptop with linux installed where I can ...
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How to mount a filesystem by 2 operating systems simultaneously?

I was wondering, is it possible to have my Raspberry Pi mount the SD that is also mounted by an digital camera? I have a scenario where I take pictures relatively fast (Raspberry Pi triggers the ...
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ETX4-fs error on startup

Hi everybody, today I run dmesg and at the bottom I found some error lines about the device mmcblk0p2. Everything works fine even with those errors but I'd like to understand the problem. I've ...
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My SD card has a partition but Linux doesn't create a device entry for the partition

OK, I don't know what's going on here, at first I thought it was a problem I remember having some time ago where I couldn't mount a vfat partition because it had some flag set that it had not been ...
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Finding a unique identifier for SD cards

I have dozens of SD cards that I need to keep track of for a project. Right now, they each have a number physically written with permanent marker on the outside. This is OK, but I want to see if there ...