Monday, June 2, 2014
On 11:52 AM by Richard St-Pierre
OVERVIEWYou just loaded the latest Debian image on your microSD 8GB card. Did an update and upgrade and are now out of space? This tutorial provides a step-by-step guide to expanding the file system on your BeagleBone microSD media card.
What you will need
- BeagleBone Black
- BeagleBone expandable case Orange or Black (recommended)
- AC adapter 5 Volts, 2 Amp (optional)
- microSD 8GB card(recommended)
STEP 1Insert your microSD card, that you have flashed with the latest Debian image using Win32DiskImager. As you power-up the BeagleBone, you may need to press the boot button (and hold it until LEDs are on) to load from the microSD card.
STEP 2First verify that the microSD card is mounted. Using putty to SSH
STEP 3Enter the following summarized commands in the left column of this table.
|sudo su||become super user|
|fdisk /dev/mmcblk0||start fdisk for mmc card|
STEP 5Once the system has rebooted, we can resize the file system
STEP 6You should now complete the update and upgrade.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
Whenever the microSD memory is present, the BeagleBone will load from this media card.
To boot from eMMC, remove the microSD card.