[ubuntu-uk] SD card - lock out sectors .....

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Mon Oct 11 11:38:01 BST 2010

On 11 October 2010 11:35, Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:
> This is not a specifically Ubuntu query.  Sorry if you feel it's off
> topic.  I bought a 32 GB SD card via e-bay (from China).  The price was
> too good to be true, and only the first 2 GB works.  Pay-Pal came up
> trumps, and I received a full refund, but I still have the faulty card.
> Anyone know of a way of locking out faulty sectors so I can use more
> than the first 2 GB?

It is a 2GB card, not a 32GB card. As such there are no more sectors
to unlock. I'd bin it.


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