Sokken
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Won't update storage capacity

Sat May 23, 2020 9:10 am

Hi
I just installed a 64 gb micro sd card instead of a 16 gb.
I used win32 disk imager to copy the files and I formatted the disk to fat32.
This works perfectly but the storage capacity isn't updated so it still show 1.5 gb free.

Is that a solution for that.

It's a raspberry pi 4.

Hope you understand my not so good English

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Re: Won't update storage capacity

Sat May 23, 2020 10:51 am

The first time raspbian runs, it should expand the main partition to fill the SD card automatically. You could try reinstalling and doing it again.

Also, use the Raspberry Pi Imaging tool, much quicker and easier.
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Re: Won't update storage capacity

Sat May 23, 2020 11:05 am

Sokken wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:10 am

I just installed a 64 gb micro sd card instead of a 16 gb.
Boot your RPi from your old 16GB SDCard. Install gparted (sudo apt install gparted) on that system.
Insert your 64GB SDcard in a USB reader, insert the USB reader in your RPi.

Use gparted to review, reorganise and resize the partitions on your 64GB SDCard.
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Re: Won't update storage capacity

Sat May 23, 2020 11:31 am

Sokken wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:10 am
Hi
I just installed a 64 gb micro sd card instead of a 16 gb.
I used win32 disk imager to copy the files and I formatted the disk to fat32.
This works perfectly but the storage capacity isn't updated so it still show 1.5 gb free.

Is that a solution for that.

It's a raspberry pi 4.

Hope you understand my not so good English


You haven't said what Operating System is installed on the microSD card you wish to copy.

If it is the recommended and supported Raspbian Buster Operating System, try using the supplied SD Card Copier tool from the RaspberryPi Desktop menu system to make your new bootable microSD card.

That will take care of resizing appropriately when moving between source and destination cards with different capacities.

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Re: Won't update storage capacity

Sat May 23, 2020 9:37 pm

Thank you for the response. I will try those suggestions

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