New USB drive formatting

Greg Helton gt at fallendusk.org
Wed May 2 02:35:58 UTC 2007


Yes, it can :)

On Sat, 2007-04-28 at 18:28 -0600, debiani386 wrote:
> Thilo Six wrote:
> > Dave M wrote the following on 01.05.2007 20:32:
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> >   
> >> 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
> >   
> im wondering if gpartd could do all that?
> --cj
> 
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