Raspberry Pi 4

For information, Recalbox IS NOT compatible with Raspberry Pi 4 yet.
Pour information, Recalbox N'EST PAS encore compatible avec le Raspberry Pi 4.

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Moving from 16GB to 32GB



  • I currently have Recalbox set up very nicely on a 16GB card, unfortunately I miscalculated the amount of space i would need to am looking to get a 32GB install.

    I see that it is not possible to expand the filesystem on an existing card, so my idea is that i connect to my existing card vis sftp and transfer all the stuff over that i need to keep - roms, images, kodi settings etc - and then transfer them back to the new 32GB card once i have done a basic Recalbox install on it.

    So my questions are:

    will this work?
    what files and folders do i need to transfer to ensure the new 32GB card works as a 32GB card but it has the same recalbox setup - roms, images, kodi, themes etc - as the old card? For instance, do I just copy the 'recalbox' folder which contains configs, share (and therefore roms etc) etc?
    What would i need to transfer over to ensure all my Kodi stuff is still there as that took me ages to sort out!


  • Translation Master

    @chubsta maybe you could use an external usb stick to store your data. With this you can syncronize your sd card with a usb stick of your choice and another advantage is that you have the system separated from your data 🙂

    https://github.com/recalbox/recalbox-os/wiki/Use-an-external-usb-storage-device-on-recalbox-(EN)



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