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Old 04-21-2013, 01:33 PM   #31
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I just opened my Glo (mostly out of curiosity) and I noticed that the internal SD-card was 4 GB so it is probably formatted to use only 2GB. I wonder if it would be possible to modify the partitions to utilize full space without opening the device first. It seems likely that Kobo has started to use larger MicroSD cards due better availability.
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:13 PM   #32
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A few people have found this when they opened their readers. They have successfully resized the user partition to use all the space with no problems. I don't know if it can be done without removing the card. I suspect the device presents the partition to the PC in a way that prevents this.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:04 AM   #33
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Maybe a naive question (I am not a linux user). Is it possible to modify the partitions by running a bash script on the reader?

Somehow connected question: Is it be possible to run a script in order to write an image of the recovery partition (or the whole sd-card) to an external sd-card.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:40 AM   #34
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Maybe a naive question (I am not a linux user). Is it possible to modify the partitions by running a bash script on the reader?

Somehow connected question: Is it be possible to run a script in order to write an image of the recovery partition (or the whole sd-card) to an external sd-card.
Both of those are possible. A script to create a recovery image would be very nice, and probably save a few people from permanently bricking their Kobos.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:54 AM   #35
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Thank you KevinShort,

It is good to know that it is possible. Maybe someone will pick up the idea.
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:37 AM   #36
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Old 04-28-2013, 02:32 PM   #37
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Thank you KevinShort,

It is good to know that it is possible. Maybe someone will pick up the idea.
I hope so too! Both for the resizing of the partition and copying the card to an image.
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Old 05-02-2013, 06:03 PM   #38
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can anyone send me a link with the microsd image? My kobo doesn't turn on, after remove the sd....
sorry with my English, I'm Brazillian and I'm learning how to speak...

please help me!
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:38 PM   #39
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Has anyone modded the memory on an AURA HD?
I am all ready to, my order of 8GB MicroSD cards is due here tomorrow from
Newegg. I have the image made and the MiniTool Partition Wizard standing
by. I even wrote the image onto an 8GB SD card and extended the partition
just as I will when my new MicroSD card gets here.

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Old 05-03-2013, 01:32 PM   #41
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I don't know if it can be done without removing the card. I suspect the device presents the partition to the PC in a way that prevents this.
I've done this (fixed a 4GB partitioned as 2) for a friend. Can't say if it works without removing, just assumed the card would have to be out of a running Kobo to adjust the partition.

But removed, using iPartition (Mac) for the resize, it worked.

The same technique upgraded my Glo to 16G internal.
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Old 05-03-2013, 03:25 PM   #42
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Anyone done this on a Kobo Mini ?
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:48 PM   #43
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I am fairly sure I have seen a report that of it being done. In any case, it should work. And if it doesn't, just put the original card back int.
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:17 PM   #44
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THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

My kobo is working again!! I'm so thankfull!
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:58 AM   #45
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Well it looks like the cloning and extension went fine, as far as I can tell.
The problem is that sometime along the way I broke the touchscreen function.
It doesn't work with either Micro card in it. I might have messed it up trying to use
it out of the case. I seems to be working normally otherwise, just poking the screen
does nothing.

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