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Re: Formatting a 2Gb MicroSD card

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: Formatting a 2Gb MicroSD card
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 18:35:46 +0200

Sebastian Tennant <address@hidden> wrote:
> I initially used my phone to format a 2Gb MicroSD card and it appeared
> to have 2Gb of capacity when mounted in my Gnome desktop environment.
> However, I soon noticed that I was mysteriously losing data and my
> kern.log was full of messages warning me of 'attempts to access beyond
> end of device'.
> I decided to format it with the one true disk partitioner and have done
> so successfully but the capacity of the card now appears to be
> approximately half what it was before.

What command(s) did you use?
What version of parted?

>  $ parted /dev/sdc print
>  Disk /dev/sdc: 1016MB
>  Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
>  Partition Table: msdos
>  Number  Start   End     Size    Type     File system  Flags
>   1      10.2kB  1016MB  1016MB  primary  fat16        lba
> Any hints/tips/pointers much appreciated.

So there's a printed label that says it's a 2GB card?
Does cfdisk /dev/sdc show anything different?

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