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Old 07-03-2005, 09:39 PM   #1
gunzle
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format: command not found


Hi

I am runing FC3 and want to format a slave HDD with ext3. But whenever I type the format command I get the following error:

format: command not found.

Also if I type: man format, I get
No manual entry for format

Thanks
 
Old 07-03-2005, 09:45 PM   #2
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use fdisk to create a partition and then use mke2fs to create the ext3 filesystem
 
Old 07-04-2005, 03:45 PM   #3
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Right: FORMAT is an old DOS command, retained in Windows even unto XP. It does not exist in most Linux distributions.
 
  


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