## Re: [Gumstix-users] Using a microSD card 4GB+

 Re: [Gumstix-users] Using a microSD card 4GB+ From: Joseph Hickman - 2011-04-27 18:27:31 Attachments: Message as HTML ```I'm using 16GB cards. It's possible, and really just a matter of following the simple arithmetic in the directions. >From http://www.gumstix.org/create-a-bootable-microsd-card.html : Next, set the geometry to 255 heads, 63 sectors and a calculated value for > the number of cylinders required for the particular microSD card. To > calculate the number of cylinders, take the 2032664576 bytes reported above > by fdisk, divide by 255 heads, 63 sectors and 512 bytes per > sector: 2032664576 / 255 / 63 / 512 = 247.12 which we round·*down* to 247 > cylinders. > Just swap out the number of bytes (2032664576 in the example above) with your card's size, and calculate. ```

 [Gumstix-users] Using a microSD card 4GB+ From: Sertaç Olgunsoylu - 2011-04-27 16:08:31 Attachments: Message as HTML ```Hi, I have a 4GB microSD card for my overo, i have followed instructions in the tutorial to make it bootable. Everything fine but after this disk configuration i can only use 2GB of it. The remaining space is unused. Where should i change in the fdisk configuration in order to make ext3 part of the card use remaining space from FAT part. Thanks in advance ```
 Re: [Gumstix-users] Using a microSD card 4GB+ From: J. L. - 2011-04-27 17:39:58 Attachments: Message as HTML ```The number in the guide you followed are for a 2GB card only, if you read the whole page it tells you that the guide is for a 2gb card. On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 9:08 AM, Sertaç Olgunsoylu < sertacolgunsoylu@...> wrote: > Hi, > I have a 4GB microSD card for my overo, i have followed instructions in the > tutorial to make it bootable. Everything fine but after this disk > configuration i can only use 2GB of it. The remaining space is unused. Where > should i change in the fdisk configuration in order to make ext3 part of the > card use remaining space from FAT part. > > Thanks in advance > > > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ > WhatsUp Gold - Download Free Network Management Software > The most intuitive, comprehensive, and cost-effective network > management toolset available today. Delivers lowest initial > acquisition cost and overall TCO of any competing solution. > http://p.sf.net/sfu/whatsupgold-sd > _______________________________________________ > gumstix-users mailing list > gumstix-users@... > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/gumstix-users > > ```
 Re: [Gumstix-users] Using a microSD card 4GB+ From: Sertaç Olgunsoylu - 2011-04-27 18:20:11 Attachments: Message as HTML ```Yeap, I know I have read whole guide but I want to make use of a 4GB card. Isn't it possible? If it is, then how? On 27 April 2011 20:39, J. L. wrote: > The number in the guide you followed are for a 2GB card only, if you read > the whole page it tells you that the guide is for a 2gb card. > > > > > On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 9:08 AM, Sertaç Olgunsoylu < > sertacolgunsoylu@...> wrote: > >> Hi, >> I have a 4GB microSD card for my overo, i have followed instructions in >> the tutorial to make it bootable. Everything fine but after this disk >> configuration i can only use 2GB of it. The remaining space is unused. Where >> should i change in the fdisk configuration in order to make ext3 part of the >> card use remaining space from FAT part. >> >> Thanks in advance >> >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> WhatsUp Gold - Download Free Network Management Software >> The most intuitive, comprehensive, and cost-effective network >> management toolset available today. Delivers lowest initial >> acquisition cost and overall TCO of any competing solution. >> http://p.sf.net/sfu/whatsupgold-sd >> _______________________________________________ >> gumstix-users mailing list >> gumstix-users@... >> https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/gumstix-users >> >> > ```
 Re: [Gumstix-users] Using a microSD card 4GB+ From: Joseph Hickman - 2011-04-27 18:27:31 Attachments: Message as HTML ```I'm using 16GB cards. It's possible, and really just a matter of following the simple arithmetic in the directions. >From http://www.gumstix.org/create-a-bootable-microsd-card.html : Next, set the geometry to 255 heads, 63 sectors and a calculated value for > the number of cylinders required for the particular microSD card. To > calculate the number of cylinders, take the 2032664576 bytes reported above > by fdisk, divide by 255 heads, 63 sectors and 512 bytes per > sector: 2032664576 / 255 / 63 / 512 = 247.12 which we round·*down* to 247 > cylinders. > Just swap out the number of bytes (2032664576 in the example above) with your card's size, and calculate. ```
 Re: [Gumstix-users] Using a microSD card 4GB+ From: Sertaç Olgunsoylu - 2011-04-27 18:30:41 Attachments: Message as HTML ```Thanks a lot On 27 April 2011 21:27, Joseph Hickman wrote: > I'm using 16GB cards. It's possible, and really just a matter of following > the simple arithmetic in the directions. > > From http://www.gumstix.org/create-a-bootable-microsd-card.html : > > Next, set the geometry to 255 heads, 63 sectors and a calculated value for >> the number of cylinders required for the particular microSD card. To >> calculate the number of cylinders, take the 2032664576 bytes reported above >> by fdisk, divide by 255 heads, 63 sectors and 512 bytes per >> sector: 2032664576 / 255 / 63 / 512 = 247.12 which we round·*down* to 247 >> cylinders. >> > > Just swap out the number of bytes (2032664576 in the example above) with > your card's size, and calculate. > ```