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Old 12-24-2008, 06:33 AM   #1
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What is the command do format the pendrive?
 
Old 12-24-2008, 06:52 AM   #2
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Hi,

If by pendrive you mean something like a usb device... and if you want it in ext3, then do this.

Find out what device it is. Plug it into your PC then type
# dmesg|tail

You should see something like /dev/sdb1

When you do and you are sure it's the right device, simply format it like this
# mke2fs -j /dev/sdb1
 
Old 12-24-2008, 06:55 AM   #3
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You use mkfs to format partitions. For a pendrive, you probably want to format it with fat32 and the right command for this is mkfs.vfat.
 
  


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