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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How can I resize a Raspberry Pi Linux distro image?

I'm experimenting with mounting the Raspbian .img and adding code/files and then repacking. The purpose of this is to be able to create custom distros for projects (rather than making clones of the SD ...
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Bad magic number in super-block when trying to resize RPi image

I'm trying to follow RomanG's instructions in this thread: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=91&t=19468 on the Raspberry Pi Forums in order to shrink a Raspbian Image to fit on a ...
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Unable to expand filesystem on SD card running Raspbian

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and I just flashed the SD card and installed Raspbian on it. After reboot, I used raspi -config to expand file system. However, I get the error Your partition layout is not ...
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I can't expand my root space

I'm using Kali 2.1 on RPi2 (armhf) and I've got problem with expanding my root partition from 3GB to 28GB When I try to expand via GParted it's saying that the partition is mounted: error: e2fsck -...
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Booting from SSD on Raspberry Pi

Recently got a Raspberry Pi 4, and want to configure it to boot from a SSD I have. I am new to linux, so I may not be doing this right, but I have followed instructions on several guides I found ...
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Problem reallocating space to root after transferring 32GB NOOB to 64GB SD Card

I've seen some other threads out there but I can't seem to get any of the suggestions to work. Maybe its because I can't seem to get GParted Live to run on my NUC. I'm trying to resize the ...
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sfdisk from util-linux 2.25.2 reporting (c,h,s) warnings on Raspbian Jessie

At sfdisk shows impossible value and (c,h,s) expected on another system I report about the following warnings when looking at the partition layout of my SD card or USB drives on my Raspbian (Jessie) ...
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Can't backup RPi using dd. One partition causing issues

I've been trying to backup my RPi Model B but I'm having no luck whatsoever. Here's what my Macbook's terminal shows under "diskutil list": /dev/disk2 (internal, physical): #: TYPE ...
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Remove one of the OSes from the SD card

I've installed both Raspbian and OSMC using NOOBs into 1 sd card. Is there a way to remove OSMC to free up some space? I have Kodi inside raspbian so OSMC is kind of redundant. My SD is 16gb. Thank ...
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How to clean up my /boot partition?

My /boot partition on my Raspberry model 3b is running low storage. I want to prevent running into feature troubles. I cant find any solution that fits my situation. Note that I'm pretty much a noob ...
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Avoiding wearing out SD card - better to have two partitions on an external solid state drive (Raspian + storage)?

I am new to managing filesystems, but am using a Raspberry Pi 3B with a 16GB SD card, and running an InfluxDB database on there. The Pi writes a datapoint every second, to the database which is just ...
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Unable to expand SD Card for RT-Linux Image created using Yocto

I am creating a minimal image for my Raspberry Pi 3b+ with an Preemptive RT Linux Kernel using Yocto Project's warrior branch. I was able to create a base image for the same (bitbake -k core-image-...
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How to encrypt the raspbian installation

i'm new to raspberry, i just brought raspberry pi 3 model b and installed on a diferent SDCard the lite version of raspbian stretch but now i need to encrypt the whole partition, i want to run a ...
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Partition HDD in two for BerryBoot

I would like to know if it is possible to partition a hard drive in two and use one partition as a BerryBoot OS and the other as a normal external NTFS hard drive. I want to use one part of the HDD ...
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Raspberry pi 3 Memory partition

I have installed Raspbian stretch latest on my Rpi 3 B on a 8gb sdcard and I can't run any videos or windows application through wine. It says 1G/3G partition is required and no video is played ...
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Create a mac readable / writable fat32 partition

I want an extra partition that I can see both on my mac as well the raspberry pi. I have been trying this for around 6 hours now... I installed raspbian from a mac with: sudo dd bs=1m if=/Users/...
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Two partitions on the RasPi?

I am (as you will understand when you continue reading my question) new to Raspberry Pi. I bought it mostly because I wanted to use it as a media player. So my first move was to flash it with OpenElec ...
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How do I mount the boot partition from Macos?

When I attempt to find this partition (on Macos), here's what it's showing me: /dev/disk3 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: ...