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SD Card keeps reverting back to two partitions even after format, how can I get it back to a working condition?

I have a Samsung Evo 32GB SD card and that I have been using for RetroPie with success over the last week, until recently I was unable to boot. I took the SD card and placed it into my laptop (Windows ...
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dd the entire SD card to one partition on HDD [closed]

This particular question is related to Raspberry Pi, but in fact, this is a general question. So, I have an SD card with RPI system running on it consisting of two partitions: Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 59.5 ...
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SDHCI Driver Fails on First Load and Succeeds on Subsequent Reload

I have a RHEL 6 system with kernel 2.6.32 that is currently exhibiting problems with the sdhci driver. When I first load the sdhci_pci kernel module (after loading the sdhci module) when an SD card is ...
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Running Debian from SD card slot in dl380 G6. Yes or no? [closed]

I would like to run Debian 10 OS from the SD card slot in dl380 G6. It's a minimal install. I will run nextcloud on this server for personal use which will be ofcourse on the disks. I was wondering if ...
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Ubuntu on dl380p gen8 won't boot from SD Card after few restarts and powering off

I have two HP Proliant dl380p gen8 servers with full array (25 disks). I did install SD Card into the internal slot on motherboard. Changed USB setup in bios to Internal SD card first. After ...
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auto mount several SD cards (one after the other) to the same directory

I have several SD cards with contents of type cont_A that I would like to mount to /mnt/cont_A if one of them is plugged into the computer. I have as well several SD cards with contents of type cont_B ...
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Trace access to root filesystem: Process and filename

I run linux on eMMC. I want to reduce the IO which gets done on the device. I don't like to search the needle in the haystack. I want a way to trace the access to the device. I want to see the ...
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Shrinking an img file that contains linux partitions

I've got an img file (4,02GB) containing a Linux OS. My goal is to shrink this img filed down to < 4GB. The img contains a linux partition that only holds about 2,5GB of data. I need to be able to ...
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HP DL180 G6 - SD Card slot

I have ESXi 5 installed on HP DL180 G6 on RAID. This server is part of the vCenter and it's connected with HP P2000 Storage. For some reason all VMs on that server a very slow and "restart" of the ...
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Dell vFlash Health: Critical. Is it toast?

I have just bought a dell R610 server which had a vFlash card included. Upon trying to initilize the dell vFlash I get the message that the health of the vFlash card is critical and it couldn't ...
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force fsck to fail on boot

I am working on a embedded debian linux device. Owing to the power being pulled at any time resulting in a sudden power loss, we have set FSCKFIX from "no" to "yes" in the /etc/default/rcS file. ...
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SNMP: detect sd card issues?

Is it possible to use SNMP to detect and report events for an sd-card? Trapping based on available space is straightforward but I don't see a way to notify when a card is tampered with.
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Making SD card corruption-proof

My embedded linux device uses an SD card for saving certain diagnostics data, far too copious for internal flash. The problem is if the device is switched off unexpectedly, the filesystem (FAT32) on ...
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Backup SD ext2 partition

I have a Sheeva plug running ArchLinuxArm from SD card and I'd like to backup the SD card so I can restore everything in case something goes wrong. I'd prefer to create an archive file (rootfs.tar.gz)...
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Where is the ESX Swap file in ESX 4.1i installed on SD cards?

Where is the ESX swap file located? I have installed ESXi 4.1 on a pair of mirrored SD coards, which came with the Dell server. ESXi runs really quickly, but with no local disks apart from the SD ...
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Hyper-V R2 on SD card?

Can Hyper-V R2 be installed on an SD card for use in servers that support booting from internal SD (i.e. some HP Proliant and Dell)? All I can come up with online is that it should be supported as of ...
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Use an SD Card for your Page File - Windows 7 [closed]

I am using Windows 7 RC and wanted to know if it was possible to use an SD card ( I have a slot for it in my laptop) to hold the page file. When I try to change my virtual memory settings, it doesn'...
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Copying large file to removable media

Using WindowsXP-Pro, I'm trying to copy a largish file (~28 MB) on to an SD Card. The copy gets almost completed, when it fails and returns with this error: Cannot copy <filename> file: ...
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HCSD write cycles?

I would like to run the Sheevaplug as a basic home server. I plan on storing all my data on a 32 gig HCSD card while running the OS off the built in flash. I will be doing things such as running a ...
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