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by markermoniker
Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Serious problem with raspi-update
Replies: 22
Views: 3098

Re: Serious problem with raspi-update

On a card corrupted in this way, you can't dump a file from it. Can you dump more than 6.5GB onto it? Essentially: you have demonstrated that you are unable to read. Are you also unable to write? Your system is functional in every way except that you can't create an image of the SD card. Is that cor...
by markermoniker
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: SD Card Corruption
Replies: 10
Views: 1815

Re: SD Card Corruption

That is certainly a more familiar board style. Thanks for the tip. I had done quite a bit of searching before posting. I was disheartened by what appeared to be a consensus that overclocking was the cause, and so finally made the post. Thanks for being so helpful. I'll let this thread die for now. I...
by markermoniker
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: SD Card Corruption
Replies: 10
Views: 1815

Re: SD Card Corruption

Sweet, I'll try that, thanks!
by markermoniker
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:14 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: SD Card Corruption
Replies: 10
Views: 1815

Re: SD Card Corruption

First, thanks for all the leads. You guys have been very helpful. To answer the investigatory questions: I have varied also in my selection of power supply, so it would be unlikely that those are the issue. I've been using the Pis largely as cheap servers. The most recent card to crash was in a VPN ...
by markermoniker
Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:38 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: SD Card Corruption
Replies: 10
Views: 1815

SD Card Corruption

I have been having an issue with my SD cards failing. Eventually, (after weeks or months of running fine) the running operating system will present strange behavior, including the root partition being read-only, (the lock tab was not moved) and many commands failing. (Shutdown doesn't work, for exam...

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