||This article provides information about resolving an issue with being unable to format an SD card on an modular iDRAC.
A user who initializes an iDRAC modular card and then attempts to create an empty partition and format the partition may receive an error:
"Not able to do the requested operation. Partition is busy.
The iDRAC modular card may take up to 2-3 minutes to initialize space allocated to a partition on the SD card.
Wait to allow the iDRAC sufficient time to complete the initialization process (up to 2-3 minutes).
Update the iDRAC modular firmware to version 3.1x or higher. This firmware update decreases the time needed to initlialize the space.
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