Setting up a new MicroSD card in Organelle M

Hi everyone,

I have a 64GB Sandisk Ultra MicroSD just gathering dust and I am very interested in swapping the MicroSD in my Organelle M with it. As the system files are hosted here and there is a boot partition, is there a step by step guide to transitioning to a new MicroSD card? The 64Gb should provide plenty of storage for patches. Please let me know if there is a process that is documented.

Thanks in advance!

you can just put a new image on the 64b card,
and then you need to extend the partition used for the patches.

this is pretty easy, as the patches are on a separate partition (mounted as /sdcard) to the main OS (aka rootfs)

I’ll update my resizeSDcard patch in next few weeks,
but you can do it manually as described here:

note: the device partitions have changed between the organelle-1 and organelle-m, so you will need to change these when following the process - this is why the resizeSDCard won’t work, and would make you organelle-m unbootable (except ive made it so it won’t run on the M :wink: ) - this is what i need to update in the patch.
its trivial change - but the whole change, test, upload - ends up a taking a little more time that I have available at the moment.

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Thanks Mark,

I will try this using some existing utilities that I have and your recommendations.

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Yeah, the graphics tools for partition management (like gparted) should also work on the organelle-m
( you can install this with apt-get)

I ended up deleting and recreating the 3rd partition and then extending the file system to it. This worked well and gives me a 55GB storage space on a Sandisk Ultra. Thanks for all of the help.

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