[Tiny-tux] question about flashing SD cards

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Fri Dec 17 21:44:33 UTC 2010

Good call

I've been using Kingston Micro SD cards, exclusively.  They come with
fullsized SD adapters and a USB adapters, as well.  Getting the USB-SD
reader with the SD device adds a little bit of comfort.

On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Akkana Peck <akkana at shallowsky.com> wrote:

> Alison Chaiken wrote:
> >  The working cards always boot and the non-working
> > ones never boot, so the problem is not that the board itself is
> > unreliable.
> Have you ruled out issues like the different types/sizes/formats of
> SD card?  A lot of older readers can't handle the newer (e.g. 8G and
> up, or even the intermediate 4G) SD formats. I've had problems like
> that on several embedded SD readers, where old 512M SD cards worked
> fine but some new 4G and 8G cards didn't. I've also hit that on
> very old front-panel desktop multi-format readers.
>        ...Akkana
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