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Old 12-24-2013, 01:41 PM   #1
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raspbian: newbie questions. FAT16 on the SD and error on boot


1. I installed raspbian and see now on the SD card a fat16 partition (a fat32 was on the whole SD card before the ionstallation).
Is it not a bit curious? raspbian is creating a fat16 during installation?

2. the dmesg of my raspberry indicate:
[ 29.101048] FAT-fs (mmcblk0p1): Volume was not properly unmounted. Some data may be corrupt. Please run fsck.
How to delete that message?
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I'd say redownload (incase corrupt plus it's small) wipe the SD so no partitions (using Disk Utility) then use the dd command from here: starting at the middle of the page or so: "Using system tools (mostly graphical interface,)" best wishes and have fun.
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1. nothing to do. a FAT16 is part of the system.
2. ok. It comes up when the shutdown "sudo shutdown -h 0" was not done before the power is switched off.
A new "dd" make a new install and it is gone.
In the main time, it seems this error message is not disturbing the system


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