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Old 03-22-2013, 10:49 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by davidfor View Post
The factory reset restores a firmware image from the recovery partition of the card to the main partition. Then it does something to clear the data partition. I think it simply formats the data partition, but it might delete and recreate the partition. If it does the latter, it means that any time a factory reset was done, you would need to open the device and resize the data partition.
Well, a smart design would be to create the two fixed size partitions and then create the FAT partition to use the 'remainder' - which any linux partitioning tool can do, and from Gergith's post would seem to be what actually happens.
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