Questions tagged [partition]

Partitions are individual divisions of hard disk drives. Drives may be split up in to multiple partitions, so that they act as if many drives were connected.

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Raspberry Pi not booting at all with most images, but with some it does

I am having a very basic problem with my raspberry PI: It can't get it boot when I flash Images with dd on Linux nor with Win32 Image Writer on Windows. I tried several *.img-images, such a as Arch, ...
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Copy current SD image to larger SD card

So I got my new pi and the only free SD I had was 2GB. I couldn't hold off playing with it so it had to do for the time being. I loaded raspbmc and then spent time loading repositories, add-ons and ...
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can I use a disk larger than 320 GB with RPi?

I have a 500GB Toshiba 2.5' HD, which I formated using Debian Wheezy 64bit. I created 2 partitions (180GB and 320GB). RPi would only recognize the first partition. So, I tried creating the ...
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Custom recovery partition

I am working on a project where upgrades to the Raspberry PI will over HTTP, and the Raspberry PI will not be directly accessible (cannot just swap cards). I would like to have a partition setup like ...
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How do I create and mount a partition using the remainder of my SD card?

I have seen instructions for resizing the partition here, but how do I create a whole new partition using the remaining space, and then mount it?
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How can I resize my / (root) partition?

Even though my SD card is 16GB, the image I flashed onto it was only 2GB and now I can only see 2GB of storage space on the disk. How can I resize the image so that I have more space on my root ...
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How do I resize my debian partition?

I've seen advice here for resizing, which is fine if you have another linux distribution to work with. How can I do resize the partition otherwise? Are there any Windows tools for example?