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Old 09-09-2009, 11:01 AM   #1
majingohan99
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How can i undo a usb flash drive partition??


hi,
I was going to make a live usb stick ubuntu 8.10 using this tutorial:

http://www.debuntu.org/how-to-instal...nux-on-usb-bar

i did everthing on page 1 but then realised a simpler way, so can someone please tell me how to undo what i've done.

btw:
Gparted won't work or windows default partiton or format system.


plz help
thank you
 
Old 09-09-2009, 11:04 AM   #2
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Gparted won't work
Why not?
You need to umount the drive in gparted, in order to format.
 
Old 09-09-2009, 11:07 AM   #3
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Why not?
You need to umount the drive in gparted, in order to format.
yes i know but for some reason it didn't work, it let me delete the partitons but it wouldn't let me format the unallocated space i might try again. Coz i probably done it wrong
 
Old 09-09-2009, 11:46 AM   #4
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Unallocated space cannot be formatted
... is just .. empty space.

A partition can be formatted, which means,
you write a file system on that partition.
 
Old 09-09-2009, 03:22 PM   #5
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Unallocated space cannot be formatted
... is just .. empty space.
yh I know, that is what i meant, I just ejected the usb then put it back in and it worked this time.

Thanks for your input anyway

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