SD Card on Ubuntu 7.10

Lisandro Weissheimer lisandroweissheimer at uol.com.br
Sat Nov 17 19:09:15 UTC 2007


Thanks Derek, I did the way you said, as I know I can mkfs a mounted device.

Thanks all!
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Derek Broughton wrote:
> Bruce Marshall wrote:
> 
>> On Friday 16 November 2007, Lisandro Weissheimer wrote:
>>> Hi all!
>>>
>>> How do I format a SD Card on Ubuntu 7.10? It mounts automaticaly, but I
>>> want to format the card, can anyone help me?
>>>
>>> Thanks all!
>>>
>> mkfs -t vfat  /dev/<device>
> 
> I think you both missed the point that it mounts automatically - and of
> course you can't mkfs on a mounted device.
> 
> Just use "sudo umount /dev/<device>", Lisandro, then "sudo mkfs..."




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