[Bug 1575937] Re: creation of startup disk makes usb unwritable and unformattable

Joe Liau 1575937 at bugs.launchpad.net
Sat May 28 23:12:35 UTC 2016

Moreoever I am unable to re-use these drives as anything else. They are
unformatable by any conential means that I can find.

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  creation of startup disk makes usb unwritable and unformattable

Status in usb-creator package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Description:	Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  Release:	16.04

    Installed: 0.3.2
    Candidate: 0.3.2
    Version table:
   *** 0.3.2 500
          500 http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages
          100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

  Steps to reproduce:
  1) Insert USB
  2) Launch Startup Disk Creator
  3) Create bootable USB with 16.04 LTS 64-bit image

  What happens:
  - USB is now bootable (sometimes) with Ubuntu, but:
  - USB has no write capability
  - USB cannot be formatted

  What should happen:
  -USB should be able to be used for storage as well as boot
  -USB should be formattable and re-writable

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