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Old 05-04-2009, 11:05 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by oddity View Post
I think the bootloader uses the SD card as temporary storage (maybe for uncompression or backup) during firmware update, so it's a good idea to use an empty SD card. My 256MB SD cards seem to work well when empty, and the documentation says that you must use a card larger than 128MB, so from this I deduce that it needs about 150-200MB as temporary storage (the firmware image is 55MB).
Well I only have less than 80 meg free on my 256M card and have successfully used it for a firmware upgrade. The current contents includes the firmware as I haven't bothered to remove it.

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