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Re: SD card formatting problem

On 17/11/12 20:36, Gary Roach wrote:
> I have a 32GB sd card that I have been trying to use as a transfer
> disk for a 19GB file. Each time, the file copies (cp command) to 4GB
> and stops. I tried to reformat to vfat with the same results. The df
> command shows the card has 32GB. I thought that vfat was only good to
> 4 GB but the card came formatted to vfat. Any suggestions? Can the
> card be formatted to ext3? Would that help? Is the card the problem? I
> am using a SanDisk USB card reader, model SDDR-113 which is supposed
> to handle 32GB cards. Debian Squeeze and Wheezy systems gave same
> results.
> Gary R.
fat-32 limits file size to 4GB, thus your limit. You may format it in
ext3 if your destination reads ext3.

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