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Old 11-22-2008, 10:09 AM   #1
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How to format Compact Flash card on linux


What is the command to format Compact flash card on Linux?
 
Old 11-22-2008, 10:12 AM   #2
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Presumably mkfs..
 
Old 11-22-2008, 10:23 AM   #3
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mkfs.ntfs /dev/sdxx


if your disk has not been partitioned, yout should partition it first, using the command fdisk /dev/sdX.

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Old 11-28-2008, 11:22 AM   #4
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I'm using 2GB transcend compact flash card. I don't know abt partition.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 11:25 AM   #5
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fdisk -l will show partitions on all devices, including the card. You can specify the device name (e.g. /dev/sda) to just show partitions on that device.
 
  


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