how much space do I need on my SD card before rooting?


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  1. slugbug

    slugbug Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I have read and read and read. I want to take the leap soon. I hear it goes fast but I want to set aside am entire evening or afternoon.

    How much space so I need to have on my SD card? Mine is almost full. Which means I'll probably get a bigger one soon. I want more music :)
     

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  2. t0ast3d

    t0ast3d Well-Known Member

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    I'd say you'd be safe around 1GB, maybe a little more.

    you'll need space for all the ROMs you want to have easy access to (meaning keeping them on your SD) and for backups
     
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  3. Mr. Ed

    Mr. Ed Well-Known Member

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    If you are close to full now I'd just invest in the larger card now... I had about 1gb left and rooted..all was well until I started putting roms and kernels and backups on the sd card. I purchased a 16gb and try and keep a good 6gb free at all times (for now)_
     
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  4. AHP

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    t0ast3d is doing great things!
    I would say 1GB is very conservative, I save most of my ROM's on my pc and then add them to my SD to save some space. I think I have OCD!
     
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  5. Wadester

    Wadester Well-Known Member

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    If you're going to get a new (16GB) card, I'd highly recommend at least a Class 6 card for faster read/writes. Your backups/restores/ROM loads will go faster and recording with the Camcorder in 720p is much better.
     
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