[Coco] Question about the MicroSD pak
fwp at deepthought.com
Fri Mar 18 19:28:46 EDT 2011
"dd if=/dev<device name of sd card> of=<the name of the file>
That will create an image of the card. Since as you can guess "if" stands for input file and "of" stands for
output file. To write the data back to the card swap the arguments of "if" and "of".
On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 11:47:07AM -0700, Rick Taylor wrote:
> I have access to several Linux machines :-)
> However, dd usually gives me fits -- does anyone have a sample command line?
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 11:40 AM, Aaron Wolfe <aawolfe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If you have access to a *nix machine, 'dd' does a fine job of backing
> > up and restoring images to the SD card. Not sure if Norton Ghost is
> > equivalent or if there is some other simple option for doing the same
> > thing on Windows machines, maybe someone else has done this on those.
> > On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 2:20 PM, Rick Taylor <coder32768 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> How would you go about making a copy of the SD card for safekeeping?
> >> Can you just do things like plug it into a PC and run Norton Ghost to
> >> copy the card?
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