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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    Its on order as is a 16gb sd card
    You may want to order an 8gb in case the 16gb doesn't work. Quote from the guy who made the Raspberry Pi;

    eben
    on March 3, 2012 at 1:08 am said:
    We don’t currently work with some high-capacity class 10 SD cards. There are plenty of 8GB cards that work well, but I’ve not seen many 16GB cards that do. We’re working to develop a fix for this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jawloms View Post
    You may want to order an 8gb in case the 16gb doesn't work. Quote from the guy who made the Raspberry Pi;

    eben
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    We don’t currently work with some high-capacity class 10 SD cards. There are plenty of 8GB cards that work well, but I’ve not seen many 16GB cards that do. We’re working to develop a fix for this.
    Partition it into two 8gb partitions ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jawloms View Post
    You may want to order an 8gb in case the 16gb doesn't work. Quote from the guy who made the Raspberry Pi;

    eben
    on March 3, 2012 at 1:08 am said:
    We don’t currently work with some high-capacity class 10 SD cards. There are plenty of 8GB cards that work well, but I’ve not seen many 16GB cards that do. We’re working to develop a fix for this.
    I've been working with Liam on the Fedora and Arch download servers.
    Both images *should* fit on a 2GB card once uncompressed, but a 4GB is recommended by most people we've spoken to as not all 2GB cards seem to be able to take 2GB of data without overlaping or running out of space on partitions. For what its worth I'm buying 4GB cards.

    Dos_box and ZeroHour will be posting some of our guides and datasheets here over the next few days, two of which cover downloading images and extracting to SD cards.

    Turbo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jawloms View Post
    We donít currently work with some high-capacity class 10 SD cards. There are plenty of 8GB cards that work well, but Iíve not seen many 16GB cards that do.
    If they are designed to meet the relevant SD card spec, surely the cards would be classed as faulty if they do not work?

    Or is it because there are lots of fake cards on the market?

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    too late cards in post lol
    there was naff all price diff between 8 and 16
    as above the vids ive seen oin how to install it instaklls as a 2gb partition then gets expanded ext4 iirc my plan is to leav that 2gb and then fat32 the rest of the drive and shove media on it

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    Just had a notice from Farrnell to say that I will be waiting until May!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by salan View Post
    Just had a notice from Farrnell to say that I will be waiting until May!!
    Alan
    Me too

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    Quote Originally Posted by salan View Post
    Just had a notice from Farrnell to say that I will be waiting until May!!
    Alan
    Has your March/April order just been pushed back to May? Read this! | Raspberry Pi

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    You may not have to though! Read the first question in the FAQ;

    Frequently Asked Questions about Raspberry Pi - element14

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    I feel a tad better now lol thanks !

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    Quote Originally Posted by north-ict View Post
    I feel a tad better now lol thanks !
    Yep Gald about that.
    Thanks

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    other than being on order i dont remember being given a date all my e-mail says is you've ordered one pretty much

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    Im still cautiously optimistic I may have one of the first batch from RS, I did register my interest at 6.01 - while most people were tweeting "where is the RS order page?"

    Still wondering if I should put another order in with Farnell, just to be sure of getting one.
    Last edited by JJonas; 7th March 2012 at 08:46 AM.

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    Same sort of ordering time as you JJonas. We should find out from RS by the end of this week. However when I read of upwards of 500 orders a second going through it's going to be borderline at the very very best I fear....

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