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i am trying to create a partition on my cf card and get the following error
anesh@Linda-PC:~$ fdisk /dev/sdb
Unable to open /dev/sdb
you need root privileges to use fdisk. So either log into a console as root, or use sudo.
By the way, what distro or what kind of computer are you using? Do you have a chance to use gparted instead of fdisk? It's a lot friendlier and easier to use for less experienced users.
DOn't worry I know this is beyond my capabilities. What I am trying to do is put this image file onto a cf card. The cf card must then go into this NACBox which then, when you plug it in the computer it must be like Whala and it works. Now I went to this website: http://darkdust.net/writings/diskimagesminihowto and here they explained how to do it. so I have just been following these instructions. Do I even need to use the syslinux for what I am attempting to do?
fukawi1: B.T.W. who are you to say that I have made no attempt on my own, I have been sitting in front of this computer trying to find info on dd commands for Linux system and reading through all material that I can get my hands on, it is just difficult to understand and also I type in these codes and I do not know if the results I am getting are correct and thus I ask. So I do not expect you to hold my hands, but that is why I am in the Linux Newbies forum as I only started working on this system two weeks ago.