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by jammydodger
Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: SD card problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

Re: SD card problem

"This found the card and told me it needed formatting to be useable" - it couldn't have been flashed correctly the boot partition is fat32 and should be accessible from within Windows. Richard S. Not so, the card was fine. I've just written the image to it using the Windows tool and the RP is now b...
by jammydodger
Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: SD card problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

Re: SD card problem

Update time. No further forward as I tried using ImageWriter (as administrator) to put the image onto the card and got: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/imagewriter/imagewriter.py", line 112, in do_write self.raw_write(source, target) File "/usr/lib/imagewriter/imagewriter.py", line...
by jammydodger
Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: SD card problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1625

SD card problem

Hi all, after some help. Having got my board I've just tried to get it running. I had a 16GB SD Class 4 card available. It had a few old media files on it and was working OK. Using the wheezy image I used dd (I use Ubuntu as my working OS) to copy the .img over. This seemed to work OK and I remember...

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