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by HuntX
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian jessie image will not boot - could not expand filesystem
Replies: 24
Views: 10111

Re: Raspbian jessie image will not boot - could not expand filesystem

Etcher both unzips the Raspbian .zip and creates the SD Card in a SDHC compatible SD Card Reader, all in one solution. Therefore no requirement to unzip or even format a SD Card. Have you tested the 256GB SD Card is not a fake ?? Yes, I've used it to store other files and also it definitely holds t...
by HuntX
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian jessie image will not boot - could not expand filesystem
Replies: 24
Views: 10111

Re: Raspbian jessie image will not boot - could not expand filesystem

Are you using an internal SD card slot, or a USB card reader? Sometimes an external reader will work where an internal slot fails. Even the cheap £1 readers work well. There should be no need to format a card prior to using Etcher as it just overwrites the contents of the card, including the previo...
by HuntX
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian jessie image will not boot - could not expand filesystem
Replies: 24
Views: 10111

Re: Raspbian jessie image will not boot - could not expand filesystem

Having the exact same problem, but with the latest version of Stretch (2018-03-13). I've tried a thousand different ways (slight exaggeration) of wiping and formatting my SD card in order to use Etcher. I tried the suggested formatter "SD Card Formatter" as well as that in combination with "FAT32For...

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