I'm experiencing a strange effect. When I write a Raspbian image to an SD card using
dd, the SD card becomes unusable. The Pi won't boot up and gparted shows an unknown file system on my Linux machine. So my first thought was that my SD card isn't compatible. I tried two others with the same effect. Sadly none of them are in the compatability list.
I was about to give up when I tried the following: I formatted one of the cards to fat32 and extracted NOOBS to it. This worked fine and I used NOOBS to install Raspbian. After installing it booted up just fine. My conclusion would be that the SD card is compatible after all.
Although it's working now I'd like to have this mystery solved. Why doesn't it work after a simple