Very little storage on Raspberry Pi 3

I am trying to set up the Balena minecraft server on my old Raspberry Pi 3B, I know the system isn’t powerfull enough, but I wanted to know if I could get it working.

I’m having a problem which I don’t quite understand. In the Balena Cloud dashboard, it says the total storage is only 182MB, meanwhile I’ve put in a 32GB SanDisk SD card. Is something wrong with partitioning perhaps? I’m used to Raspberry Pi OS, which can use raspi-config to expand the filesystem, but I’m very new at this.

As you can see logs of images won’t get downloaded.

Some help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks in advance!

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Hello Niels, thank you for reporting your problems on the balena forums!

Due the minimum requirements of the hardware are 4GB of RAM. Niels it will not work with the Raspberry Pi 3B. We recommend the Raspberry Pi 4B (minimum 4GB model. 1GB is not enough!).

On the other hand, what device type did you select when you created the application? Raspberry Pi 3 (64 bits)?

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I know the Pi 3 isn’t strong enough but I was just curious on how “not well” it would run.

Other than that, I selected the Raspberry Pi 3 device (not 64 bits).
Shall I try again on a 64 bits image?

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Yes Niels, try the Pi 3 with 64 bits and let us know what happens :slight_smile:

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