O'Reilly logo

Mastering the Raspberry Pi by Warren W. Gay

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 10

image

SD Card Storage

The file system is central to the Unix system design, from which Linux borrows. The necessary mass storage requirements have traditionally been fulfilled through hard disk subsystems. However, as Linux hosts become as small as cell phones, flash memory technology has replaced the bulky mechanical drive.

SD Card Media

The standard SD card is 32 mm long, 24 mm wide, and 2.1 mm thick. Figure 10-1 illustrates the connections available on the underside of the SD card. The schematic excerpt shown later will document how the connections are made to this media.

Figure 10-1. SD card pinout

SD Card Interface

In the Raspberry ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required