JayinHouston
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SD Card Copier

Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:06 pm

I cannot copy the SD card. Every time I try, I get the error, "Could not create partition". Could somebody please let me know what I'm doing wrong? Thank you.
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Re: SD Card Copier

Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:08 pm

Since we don't know what you're trying it is next to impossible to tell you what's wrong as most of our crystal balls went offline in the "Great Crystal Ball Disaster" of 1989.

The Raspbian GUI has a "piclone" program that should do what you want.
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JayinHouston
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Re: SD Card Copier

Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:29 pm

DougieLawson wrote:Since we don't know what you're trying it is next to impossible to tell you what's wrong as most of our crystal balls went offline in the "Great Crystal Ball Disaster" of 1989.

The Raspbian GUI has a "piclone" program that should do what you want.
Lol, you'll have to pardon me, I'm a noob. I think I found my problem. The SD card was not formatted :oops:
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Re: SD Card Copier

Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:28 pm

JayinHouston wrote:
DougieLawson wrote:Since we don't know what you're trying it is next to impossible to tell you what's wrong as most of our crystal balls went offline in the "Great Crystal Ball Disaster" of 1989.

The Raspbian GUI has a "piclone" program that should do what you want.
Lol, you'll have to pardon me, I'm a noob. I think I found my problem. The SD card was not formatted :oops:
I had this same problem around a year ago. Spent an entire hour googling it before I found out to format it.

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