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What is the command to create a fat filesystem? I currently have an unused ReiserFS partition that I want to use for sharing between Windows and Linux. Is there a command that would just write over an existing partition with an empty fat partition? I can't do it from Windows because Windows no longer detects my linux partitions.
I have tried various obvious ones (to me) and searched google, but I can't find the command.
1. Windows doesn't detect the partition (It didn't before, either). My Computer has A:, C: (Windows), then H: and I: (CD and DVD). There are three partitions in between that were created from the Windows installer but overwriten numerous times by various flavors of Linux. I don't know how to get Windows to see the second partition again.
2. I put the new fat partition in /etc/fstab (Debian) with the default mounting options. How can I allow all users to access a partition in /etc/fstab?