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by KCE
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Prevent SD-Card Corruption
Replies: 241
Views: 241906

Re: Prevent SD-Card Corruption

Thanks! The voltage checked out (under load) at 4.89 - 4.95V, so I assume my existing (and less than 1 year old) Kingston Class 4 8GBs are getting shot, and bought a new card. As Class 10 cards are competitively priced, I went for a Sandisk C10 8GB. I flashed my latest good image to it, put it in th...
by KCE
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Status of SD card compatibility - What should I buy?
Replies: 106
Views: 135466

Re: Status of SD card compatibility - What should I buy?

My method was, having flashed an image to my original Kingston Class 4 8GB card, to then put it in the Pi, run it for a while, including writing programs and updating/upgrading my system, then shut down and copy the card as an updated image, in case anything went wrong. It worked fine for a few mont...
by KCE
Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Prevent SD-Card Corruption
Replies: 241
Views: 241906

Re: Prevent SD-Card Corruption

Have had the same results with two Kingston 8GB Class 4, which is what made me think it was my shutdown method. Or possibly the power supply - is there an idiot-proof of measuring 5V, say using a multimeter across the GPIO pins, or by software?
by KCE
Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Prevent SD-Card Corruption
Replies: 241
Views: 241906

Re: Prevent SD-Card Corruption

Hi. New to this forum so bear with me! I've had a Pi Mod B for a year now, using Kingston Class 4 8GB SD cards, no overclocking, powered by a Micro USB Mains Power Wall Supply Charger For Raspberry Pi (1000mAh / 1A) from UK Micro. I'm running a regularly-updated build based on 2013-02-09-wheezy-rasp...
by KCE
Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: How to Backup your SDcard
Replies: 61
Views: 182227

Re: How to Backup your SDcard

For those noobs (I was one yesterday!) who may not know, the download address for Win32diskimager is http://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/?source=directory Yes, I found the same as by MaDoGK. As I didn’t want to overwrite an existing (good) image, I copied it in the same folder then renam...

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