[ubuntu-uk] High Capacity SD cards

Ivan Wright quidsup at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 17:08:28 UTC 2015


I have a 128GB SD card in my camera. Other than having to install
exfat-utils it works fine in Kubuntu 14.04.
I'm connecting via USB on the camera rather than using a reader.

Ivan
On 8 Sep 2015 3:42 pm, "Simon Greenwood" <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:

> Mechanically I can't see any reason why not as the cards should be broadly
> compatible with any reader although if you're running 32-bit I assume you
> have older hardware which might not. However, at the current price I'm not
> sure if it's worth it as a backup solution.
>
> On Tue, 8 Sep 2015 08:23 Nigel Verity <nigelverity at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>> I am considering using high capacity SD cards (256 or 512Gb) for backups
>> instead of the external USB hard drives that I use at present.
>>
>> Can anybody assure me that SD cards of this capacity will actually be
>> usable? Is there any constraint imposed by the OS (32/64bit), or by the
>> laptop hardware (built-in reader vs external)?
>>
>> I am currently running 14.10, 32 bit.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Nige
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