strange problem with Intenso 4GB SDHC card

Steven ** montgoss at
Fri Jul 25 01:37:20 CEST 2008

Does anyone know an equivalent tool for Linux?
fdisk just says "unable to open".  So, I can't even re-write the data
to the card.  It's just dead!


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 4:15 PM, Stefan Fröbe <frobiac at> wrote:
> Hi,
> just a quick observation from my side that could possibly be related:
> Until yesterday, my 4GB SanDisk card worked fine with a recent (e.g.
> 2008-07-22 or 21) kernel - after an opkg upgrade this morning that got me a
> new kernel I was surprised to see the card not beeing recognized anymore -
> furthermore, its MBR was zeroed out, and no tool could read or reformat it
> except a SD-Card recovery tool by Panasonic ( sdfv2003.exe running only
> under Windows, of course ) !
> I now backup'ed the partition table and mbrs in hope to be able to dd it
> back, should this happen again. Sorry, but I haven't got any logs as I was
> busy recovering what was left, but I'll surly save them next time ...
> Stefan
> uname -a
> Linux om-gta02 2.6.24 #1 PREEMPT Wed Jul 23 06:34:19 CEST 2008 armv4tl
> unknown
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