Raspberry Pi Boot SD card production method for WindowsXP
In the RaspberryPi Wiki, it is described how to use the Win32DiskImager, and how to use the flashnul.
In addition, in RaspberryPi Forum is also introduced how to use the DD program in Windows environment.
However, since "OS image file" have to match the Linux file system, so it can not check the contents of the partition of the second and subsequent.
If a problem comes at startup, you may need a confirmation out the inside of the SD-card.
On this page, I'll show you how to get an environment that can be confirmed the files, Without changing the environment of Windows.
About The format of a SD card
There is a organization that manage the SD card standard.
Please use this software for the format of the SD card, this software is recommended by the organization.
But in the case of use it in Windows XP, you will also need (KB955704) Update, for support for the exFAT file system format.
On this time, formatting is in Linux, so you do not need both.
Do you know the OS called Knoppix?
Knoppix is a program to launch LinuxOS directly from DVD or CD, without having to install on your PC.
Knoppix can be downloaded free of charge, so please write to a CD, version of the CD image file.
Linux system startup when you turn on the computer, and put the KnoppixCD.
(If Windows will be booted, please set the CD to boot before the hard disk boot by settings of BIOS.)
Please see the "Copying an image to the SD Card in Linux (command line)" in the RPi wiki.
You can use the "Copying an image to the SD Card in Linux (graphical interface)" for graphical interface.
It is an easier way.