jk1
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rpi_installer_08-19-12

Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:57 pm

It hang at " creating ext3 file system for / in partition #3 of MMC/SD card #1 (mmcbiko)....."
Any help please

thanks

Cloudcentric
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Re: rpi_installer_08-19-12

Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:11 pm

What distribution are you installing ?
I know everything about nothing"

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Re: rpi_installer_08-19-12

Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:20 pm

jk1 wrote:It hang at " creating ext3 file system for / in partition #3 of MMC/SD card #1 (mmcbiko)....."
Any help please

thanks

how big is your sd card ?

the debian rpi_installer_08-19-12 uses an quite old kernel witch not support cards bigger then allmost 16GB. tested here .

jk1
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Re: rpi_installer_08-19-12

Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:40 pm

remsnet wrote:
jk1 wrote:It hang at " creating ext3 file system for / in partition #3 of MMC/SD card #1 (mmcbiko)....."
Any help please

thanks

how big is your sd card ?

the debian rpi_installer_08-19-12 uses an quite old kernel witch not support cards bigger then allmost 16GB. tested here .
It is only 8GB
Any other steps that I missed?

jk1
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Re: rpi_installer_08-19-12

Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:42 pm

Cloudcentric wrote:What distribution are you installing ?
rpi_installer_08-19-12

drgeoff
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Re: rpi_installer_08-19-12

Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:02 am

Are you trying to install on a 512 Mbyte RPi? As others have mentioned this installer is rather old. Its firmware probably does not support the larger RAM chip that is on the 512 RPis.

Suggest you try the conventional method of writing a complete image to the SD card. Start with the latest Raspian wheezy on the 'Download' page.

jk1
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Re: rpi_installer_08-19-12

Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:16 am

drgeoff wrote:Are you trying to install on a 512 Mbyte RPi? As others have mentioned this installer is rather old. Its firmware probably does not support the larger RAM chip that is on the 512 RPis.

Suggest you try the conventional method of writing a complete image to the SD card. Start with the latest Raspian wheezy on the 'Download' page.
Thanks drgeoff.

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