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You all may need a BIOS update. All the EeePCs have had issues with big SD cards. I updated the BIOS on my 900 and have a 16gb SDHC in the slot. The card is full of music and is never a problem. I am running Lenny.<BR>
If you look at the BIOS change logs you will see the updates have "fix for issues with some SD cards...."<BR>
The tricky bit is applying the BIOS updates after you have trashed Xandros. I had to find a old 1 gb USB thumb drive, because it has to be formatted as fat16 to apply the patch (so must be 2gb or less). Download the updated BIOS from ASUS - appropriate to you model - and copy to the USB drive as the only file, then restart the EeePC and boot from the USB.<BR>
Last tip, the updated BIOS must have the correct naming convention, for me it was xxxxxx.900, otherwise it will not be recognised as a BIOS update. It won't necessarily have the correct name format when you first download it (mine did not).<BR>
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<B>From</B>: elijah r. <<A HREF="mailto:%firstname.lastname@example.org%3e">email@example.com</A>><BR>
<B>To</B>: Damyan Ivanov <<A HREF="mailto:Damyan%20Ivanovfirstname.lastname@example.org%3e">email@example.com</A>>, Pedro Gapski <<A HREF="mailto:Pedro%20Gapskifirstname.lastname@example.org%3e">email@example.com</A>>, <A HREF="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</A><BR>
<B>Subject</B>: Re: [Debian-eeepc-devel] boot halts when SD card is inside slot<BR>
<B>Date</B>: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 15:26:52 -0500<BR>
> Is it possible that the filesystem on the card is damaged somehow?
I doubt it in my case; it occured even after I zero'ed out the disk.