New USB drive formatting

Thilo Six T.Six at
Tue May 1 22:51:32 UTC 2007

Dave M wrote the following on 01.05.2007 20:32:


> But when I did $mkfs and when I do $dmesg I see a warning that there is no 
> partition table:

When it complains about the partitin table i would start from scratch and
make a new one with fdisk or cfdisk.
(You would like to use this drive to store your data (maybe backups), right?)

Generally spoken your approach is right. But it seems this drive allready
came with an broken partition table.

bye Thilo
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- some friend of mine

gpg key: 0x4A411E09

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