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by willysnapper
Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firmware storage medium options.
Replies: 10
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Re: Firmware storage medium options.

<t>I was just going off the "Raspberry Pi Tutorials" on YouTube which showed the Pi simulator in Virtual Box running Debian which I thought was the default OS.<br/> <br/> My only experience of Linux has been with Mint 9 LXDE on a couple of 1998 vintage Thinkpad 600E machines.<br/> <br/> When I recei...
by willysnapper
Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firmware storage medium options.
Replies: 10
Views: 1968

Re: Firmware storage medium options.

Abishur said:


The microSD card issue seems to be limited to the Fedora Remix distro and it's an issue they're trying to work out



Thanks Mat, I'm very much a linux newbie, so It'll be a while before I get round to trying the other flavours!
by willysnapper
Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firmware storage medium options.
Replies: 10
Views: 1968

Re: Firmware storage medium options.

Thanks Joe, I've been looking for a while now but not found any reference to any card types other than the standard SD.

Odd that the slower Micro card will work whilst the faster one doesn't.
by willysnapper
Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firmware storage medium options.
Replies: 10
Views: 1968

Re: Firmware storage medium options.

Thanks Tass, just saves me having to invest in yet another storage format!!
by willysnapper
Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Firmware storage medium options.
Replies: 10
Views: 1968

Re: Firmware storage medium options.

As I don't use standard SD cards at all, I wondered if I could use some redundant 8GB class 4 Micro SDHC cards from phones in an SD adapter instead and then follow the published instructions for formatting and installing the OS.

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