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Etcher losing access to the drive

See original GitHub issue
  • Etcher version: 1.0.0
  • Operating system and architecture: linux mint cinnamon 32bit
  • Image flashed: raspbian jessie

that is the response I get when I try to flash my Sd card etcher1

that is the output I get from the developer’s console /tmp/.mount_41RM6C/usr/bin/resources/app.asar/node_modules/raven-js/dist/raven.js:51 Tue Jun 06 2017 10:05:58 GMT+0300 (EAT) Drive unplugged ({"image":"/home/mots/Desktop/raspbian/2017-04-10-raspbian-jessie.img","drive":{"device":"/dev/mmcblk0","description":"SL08G","size":7948206080,"mountpoints":[],"raw":"/dev/mmcblk0","protected":false,"system":false,"name":"/dev/mmcblk0"},"uuid":"b01b2a79-6b10-44bb-bdba-65c474fe7c4e","unmountOnSuccess":true,"validateWriteOnSuccess":true})

After the failed flashing, this is what I get when I try to open the sd card Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/mots/4D72-10FE: Command-line mount -t “vfat” -o “uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,shortname=mixed,utf8=1,showexec,flush” “/dev/mmcblk0p1” “/media/mots/4D72-10FE”’ exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/mmcblk0p1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error

   In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
   dmesg | tail or so.


Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 6 years ago
  • Comments:10 (6 by maintainers)

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lurchcommented, Jun 6, 2017

The mount error just indicates that the image wasn’t fully written to the SD card - if you look at @brianmituka 's screenshot closely you can see that Etcher hadn’t even got to 1% before the card was ‘unplugged’, so it’s not surprising that nothing could be mounted 😉

@jviotti If you don’t mind I’ll re-open this for now - as I mentioned in my previous comment /dev/mmcblk0 indicates that it’s (probably) an internal SD-slot, and I’d expect those to be higher-quality than cheap USB SD-adaptors, so I’d like to dig into this a bit deeper…

neodingocommented, Aug 21, 2021

That’s my best guess, thanks for the link - I was hoping someone would send me to the latest on this. I’ll try again tomorrow and see if I can’t gather some logs for additional data as I’ve got a 100% reproducible case.

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