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Old 08-13-2008, 02:47 PM   #1
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write to secure digital card Problem

[craig@localhost ~]$ cd Download
[craig@localhost Download]$ sudo dd if=bootldr-1.2.5-hp.rom of=/dev/sdb
400+1 records in
400+1 records out
205216 bytes (205 kB) copied, 1.08409 s, 189 kB/s
[craig@localhost Download]$

this is what I get for a output how ever there is nothing on the card. please tell me what I am doing wrong.

Thank you Craig
Old 08-13-2008, 03:39 PM   #2
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Well, what do you mean by nothing on the card? If the device node is correct, the card was definitely written to. From the looks of the filename, I would guess what you have written isn't necessarily going to show up as a mountable filesystem, so perhaps that is where the confusion is.
Old 08-13-2008, 03:44 PM   #3
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it show no used space on the card. when I try to load the card on to my ipaq it doesn't mount the ipaq starts up and says card is unread able I am trying to load Linux on my ipaq


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