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Subject: Re: rockbox, 64GB SDXC card and win10 format fat32

Re: rockbox, 64GB SDXC card and win10 format fat32

From: David Mehler via rockbox <>
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2023 14:23:03 -0400


Thanks. Even though the original issue was solved by rufus I took
another 64GB SDXC card and formatted it under win10 windows subsystem
for Linux, that was even easier than Rufus and it worked great!


On 3/18/23, Jon Lewis via rockbox <> wrote:
> I don’t know if micro sd cards have surpassed 1gb yet but I am using a 1gb
> in my rockboxed Fiio M3K with no issues. Note however that I never use the
> database function, I only browse by folder.
> Also the M3K seems to have gone away now. I managed to get a spare one from
> Ali Baba when they started getting scarce last year. A shame.
> Jon Lewis
> On Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 12:12 PM mk360 via rockbox <>
> wrote:
>> I haven't tried it, but i think that if you doesn't has Linux you can
>> try with Linux subsystem for Windows that has mkfs.
>> What is the larger size supported by Rockbox? I've a 256 GB XSD card too.
>> Regards,
>> mk.
>> El 18/03/2023 a las 7:07, Martin Steigerwald via rockbox escribió:
>> > Michael Sparmann via rockbox - 18.03.23, 03:51:10 CET:
>> >> That is an arbitrary limitation of Windows' built-in format tool.
>> >>
>> >> There are several third-party tools, which can format larger drives
>> >> (up to 2TB) as FAT32 with no issues.
>> >> is a commonly used swiss army knife for such (and a
>> >> lot of other) situations.
>> > I use a 256 GB SDXC card formatted with mkfs.vfat under Linux with
>> > Rockbox.
>> >
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