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These usb-sticks allway gets F**ked up after using them on windows. Now i had a 1 Gb stick and after using it with XP I could not delete the files being root. So I wanted to reformat the stick and that did not work. And then I tried to use the dd command and writing zeros on the stick to reformat it. So now I got a stick that shows that it got 1 Terabyte and I am not able to format it.
I will never again help anyone with windows. Always truble.
Any one got this problem?
And another thing: Why cant I write to a harddisk being root and haveing set all permission?
I see that this hapend to some people. Well I got the stick reconized by fdisk by rebooting. I tried to limit the stick to 1 Gb but no luck. How does the computer reconize the size of the stick when its not formated?
[root@shakti usb]# uname -r
[root@shakti usb]# lsusb
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 058f:6387 Alcor Micro Corp.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
now /proc/bus/usb has two new dirs and a devices file
But what can I do with them?
as /dev/ does not contain sda*
J.W yes i have in fdisk, cfdisk, sfdisk etc but the same. The question is how does fdisk know the size of a blank disk? I think its something set from the plant and I think I destroyed that part. So how do I set it?