On 05/27/2010 06:19 AM, roberto wrote:
hello, i am trying to mount an external USB hard disk whose partitions
i have previously deleted entirely;
i am trying to repartition it with only one large ext3 partition but
when i plug the disk in i receive the following:
# dmesg | tail -24
[119345.376254] usb 4-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 15
[119345.509857] usb 4-3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[119350.623374] sd 5:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI disk
[119380.868705] FAT: bogus number of reserved sectors
[119380.868721] VFS: Can't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev sda1.
i'd like to know how to create the partition again
thank you very much
If you're doing this from an xterm window within a DE, or -- if
you've installed autofs -- the console, then these errors are to be
expected, since it's trying to auto-mount a blank disk.
Ignore the errors and use your favorite tool to create the new
Dissent is patriotic, remember?
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