un-corrupt a microsd card?

Alex Fitzpatrick agfitzp.openmoko at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 02:41:18 CEST 2008

Robin Paulson wrote:
> for the third time in the past two weeks, my freerunner has corrupted
> my microsd card.
> is there anyway of recovering it?
> i gather from other posts it's a problem with the partition table,
> rather than the actual data
> i don't really want to reinstall debian, all the software, and copy
> across 5GB of music; they're not the quickest of tasks
> what software is recommended? and is it best to do on the freerunner,
> or elsewhere, in a card reader?
I'm lucky enough to have a computer that has a built in SD card reader 
that works with linux, I don't really know how common this is.

I found that gparted, which is arguably the partition editor UI on linux 
had absolutely no problems re-partitioning my micro-sd cards.


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