Questions tagged [sd-card]

Secure Digital (SD) cards are a widely used memory card format used by many technology brands brands in portable electronic devices such as digital cameras.

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Copying a whole system from an sd card to another [closed]

I am copying an OS from one SD card to another, and trying to boot it up. The original SD card was bootable from the pi without trouble. Particularly, I understand there may be conflict with the ...
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SD CARD cannot access camera Images, but can display on Camera

very strange problem. I can review my images on the camera screen, and display on a large screen via HDMI cable, but cannot transfer from SD card or with AV-Dig Lead to a Computer? On Ubuntu states: ...
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Is SD Express more energy efficient than M2 NVMe?

As laptop storage, for example, what would be more energy efficient, the new SD Express class cards or M2 NVMes?
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Chromebook linux shell premission to write on SD Card or USB Stick

I just both recently chromebook and I am super satisfied with it. All that I need (VS Code, Expo Go, NodeJS, Python etc.) working perfectly fine without single problem. Only problem that I can't sort ...
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Automated way to create EXT4 Partition on Windows 10

The Problem Partitioning 32GB uSD cards with 2GB FAT32/~30GB EXT4 in a production environment (20 per day) performed by production technicians (people who need something that's simple as a single ...
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Why was my microSD card fixed after formatting?

I'm sure that they were not file system errors: reading it at the block level (pv /dev/sdb > /dev/null) gave a really low 1.4 MB/s and then at some point it stopped with "input/output" ...
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Linux image burn automation

I have a question regarding OS installation. Currently we use Jetson Nanos with Ubuntu based OS. We want to automate OS burning into SD card (now it is done manually for each device) from one central ...
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FAT32 compatibility difficulty?

I have an SOC retrogaming console which I believe is running on RetroArch, and a laptop running on Ubuntu. The SOC has a 64GB FAT32 micro SD card with games and save states and such on it. I took it ...
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Can't convert a RAW SD card(MBR formatted) to NTFS or any other windows readable file system

I want to convert my RAW sd card to NTFS or FAT32 file system. I tried using diskpart and tons of other third party tools to recover it but my sd card is partitioned MBR style and I believe diskpart ...
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How to create and enable EFI bootable sd-card for Microsoft Surface Pro 3?

The ssd hard drive in my My Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is broken. It overheats in one minute and after that no read or write is possible. To replace the ssd drive, you have to remove the screen (which is ...
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Thumb Drive 8GB: slow write rate

I've just benchmarked some memory devices using GNOME Disks and F3. Here's a summary: Device Size Avg Write Min Write Max Write Chart Compact Flash 64 MB 1.1 MB/s 1.1 MB/s 1.1 MB/s benchmark 1 ...
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Linux partition not showing up in BIOS after changing boot mode

So I wanted to boot from my SD card so I changed the boot mode from UEFI to Legacy. After I still couldn't boot from SD I decided to find a pendrive later so I switched back to UEFI. But now in the ...
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SD Flash Card Read-Only Issue

recently during re-partitioning my hard disk, I mistook SD flash drive as some sort of "extra" "wasted" space and deleted it. ever since my computer(s) stopped recognizing it. I ...
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How to wipe all data of an Micro SD card which is in Read Only?

My SD card got fried and now I want to return it since it wasn't too long ago I bought it. On the card is my Raspberry PI system. I'm a little bit uncomfortable with giving the store the SD card with ...
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Can an SD card be hacked too? [closed]

My old phone was hacked, is the SD card from that phone unsafe to use in my new phone? I am afraid there may be packages on it that are hidden that may get delivered to my new phone and corrupt it as ...
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Raspberry PI SD card in read only mode or is it broken? [duplicate]

yesterday I couldn't open Portainer which lead me into investigating my Raspberry Pi which is running an Ubuntu Server. After I logged in trough SSH I tried updating my PI but I've got a message that ...
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rclone not replacing invalid characters when syncing to SD card

I'm using rclone to sync stuff to both Google Drive and my phone's SD card formatted as vFAT. I've created the test file named a*b?c: containing special characters that are in my music library. ...
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How to Unallocate a partition on a SD Card?

I have an SD Card. I use it on my Raspberry Pi 4. I flashed a bootloader and successfully rewrote the bootloader on the Pi. Then, I flashed Raspberry Pi OS on it and when it booted it was a Read-Only ...
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How to force formatting for micro SD card that are marked at filesystem level as read only? [duplicate]

BACKGROUND I formatted a mini SD card with FAT filesystem, placed some files on it. Placed into a kids toy (Landzo) and when I removed the card the whole SD was marked as read-only by the firmware of ...
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Corrupted files inside a folder; are they all from that folder or could they be from elsewhere?

I found this folder on one of my SD cards: I'm assuming it is corrupted data, but my questions are: The "analytics" folder properties (Win10) says the folder has 70.7GB of data. Could the ...
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Photorec not letting me recover files, prompting me with [process completed], why is it not detecting my SD card?

I am running MacOS Monterey version 12.0.1
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Windows 11 on SD Card

I'm trying to boot a Windows 11 installation I made on an SD Card but my motherboard does not support booting from SD Cards. I can boot the installation when using a USB sd card reader, but not ...
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Can't format SD Card on Chromebook

I'm trying to format a Kano OS Micro SD Card so I can get Raspberry Pi OS on it, but the Files app won't format it and I cannot get the Recovery tool to format it (this is on a school Chromebook that ...
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SD card OS work environment useable on many machines

I am looking for a way set up an Windows 10 on an SD card, that I could use with different machines. How I would like that to work: SD card and all the data is securely encrypted I plug it into a ...
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Is it safe to install Linux on a SD card? [closed]

I would like to install a Linux system on a SD card. My idea is to have / (and possibly /boot) on a SD card and /home on a hard drive. This is for a small home server to be used for some torrenting, ...
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Virtualbox: Pass SD card slot from Linux (Host) to Windows (Guest)

I am working with a Windows 10 guest OS and Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS as the host OS with Virtualbox. I need Windows to be able to access my SD card. I have been using Google for hours and most guides I find ...
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Able to write to SD card with dd, but when reading back only null data is returned. How do I fix this?

I don’t know how this is possible, but my 400GB SD card is acting very weird. The SD card reports all 400GB to the kernel along with the serial number, but I cannot write a new MBR/GPT partition table....
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SD card not detected with Raspberry Pi imager on Chromebook

I decided I would install the Ubuntu server on the Raspberry Pi. I have the Raspberry Pi imager installed on my Chromebook, but when I insert my micro SD card in the Chromebook’s SD card slot, the ...
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Can't format SD Disks on Apple Mac or delete data from SD Cards [duplicate]

Summary: No matter what I do, I can't seem to format an SD Card, or even delete its data, on my 2021 M1 Mac Mini. Here's what's happening: I buy a new SD Card, and use Raspberry Pi Imager to burn an ...
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rsync doing bad copies of files

I'm doing a full system backup with rsync from a ext4 formatted Micro SD Card (64GB) with Parabola GNU/Linux-libre ARMv7h installed to a f2fs formatted 1TB Micro SD Card (ext4 got corrupted for some ...
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SD card will not format to FAT32 using command line or formatter tools [duplicate]

I have an SD card that was being used in my dashcam in my car. I ran out of space while it was filming and the file became corrupted. Now, I can't format SD card no matter what I do. If I delete the ...
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Issues with SD card reader

I have a DELL VOSTRO SSF PC with a frontal SD card reader. When I attach my SD card, the drive unit is normally shown in windows, but I cannot change the letter of the unit. The change letter button ...
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How to identify the cause of cpio bottlenecks?

I have a simple portable radio that plays MP3 files from an SD card, but it will play them in the order in which they were copied onto the card. I'm using Ubuntu Linux and since *ix uses buffered file ...
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Uninstall and reinstall raspberry pi desktop on chromebook

I have a 4GB Raspberry Pi which stopped booting recently. I want to uninstall and reinstall the os so it will boot up fresh. I don't have an adapter, but I do have a chromebook which has an sd card ...
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Options for recovering file deleted by Windows 10 Scan and Fix?

I have a dash cam that I've been using as a security camera. It's a one-inch cube so doesn't have a screen, so I plug it in to a desktop via USB to copy any video. Monday, I got some very important ...
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Linux Command Line Argument not being accepted when booting up with OpenSBI and U-Boot

I am working with RISC-V Arch where I am building OpenSBI and U-Boot to boot my linux. I have given the bootargs as "console=hvc0,19200n8 root=/dev/mmcblk0p1 rw rootfs=ext4 noinitrd selinux=0&...
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Cannot flash SD Card within Guest OS - VirtualBox

Background: Host OS: Windows 10 Professional Guest OS: Ubuntu 20.04 Host OS: I am able to add files, edit files and add folders. Verified that SD card is read and write card Guest OS: I am able to ...
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Why there is an empty unpartitioned space on my brand new micro SD card?

I've ordered micro SD cards multiple times from china, I always check them with H2testw to make sure they are real. However I've noticed something strange about the micro SD XC cards (only beyond 64GB)...
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How to increase unallocated space of SD card

I have a SD card used to have Raspbian on it. I am trying to write the lastest Raspbian image to it using Etcher. It is a San Disk Ultra 16GB disk. Etcher reports this card as having size 32.1MB. ...
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Unknown partition table type error from u-boot running on Raspberry Pi 4

I've been trying to run the Linux on my Raspberry Pi 4 board. But, I couldn't even achieve running the u-boot properly. The board launches up without any problem and starts running the u-boot. The u-...
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How do I format a corrupted, write locked SD card? [duplicate]

A while back a power outage corrupted the SD card I was using on my RaspberryPi that was running raspiOS. I switched out the SD card and carried on. I recently attempted to reformat that corrupted SD ...
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Mount a detected but not listed in disks list SD card [duplicate]

My problem is a bit complicated to describe knowing that I'm not really a passionate about partitioning, but here's what I'm trying to do, What I tried and what doesn't work : Goal My goal is to ...
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Why does balenaEtcher change the format of my disk?

I would like to flash Ubuntu 20.04 to a 32GB SD card to be booted in a Raspberry Pi. I erased and formatted my SD card with the Mac Disk Utility app to MS-DOS (FAT) format with GUID Partition Map. I ...
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Formatting an USB drive - Getting read only file system [duplicate]

We would like to format our SD card. We have tried couple of things and we have not been successful yet on it. Tried things: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda/ bs=4k && sync Error message I get is: ...
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Linux is loop rebooting (kernel panic) because of an Io failure but badblocks detects nothing. How do I get the error from fs data for the warranty?

My Linux machine crash shortly after logging in even in minimal mode. By attempting to mount the filesystem the third time, I quickly spotted the issue when mounting the rootfs from another machine : ...
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How can I fix bad sectors on SD Card [duplicate]

I'm trying to format my SD card (don't need to recover any data on it), but I'm running into issues following the usual internet guides/suggestions. I've tried the following (along with results) I can'...
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Diskpart claims partition deleted successfully but nothing really happened [duplicate]

I have a 64Gb SanDisk micro SD card which suddenly broke down. I realized the disk has 2 partitions: 1: a FAT32 partition, 16 MB only! 2: a RAW one, around 59 GB I tried to delete partitions using ...
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How should i factory reset SD card / USB drive st MacOS can automatically mount it?

After taking SD card from my IP camera (some version of linux), the card could not be mounted in MacOS anymore. In Mac DiskUtils, the card was said to have 0 free space and 100% used even after ...
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running chkdsk on SD card throws "Cannot open volume for direct access" error

Please consider that I am running chkdsk on the SD card, not my boot drive. Therefore solutions mentioned in other posts including "clean boot" or "safe mode" don't apply to my ...
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Unicode Error when trying to use Command Prompt with USB Flash drive or SD Card

I have problems when trying to use unicode characters like Russian characters (Cyrillic) on the Command Prompt (CMD). This problem only happens when I am on USB Flash drive or SD Card, which use FAT32....
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