New drive already has vfat after new fdisk
nat101l at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 21:51:50 UTC 2006
On 1/26/06, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com> wrote:
> Nat Gross wrote:
> > Hi;
> > Just purchased a new Maxtor 200gig usb 2.0 device. Before plugging it
> > into the FC4 system, Windows was used to remove the windows partition.
> > Then plugged it into FC4, recognized it ok, ran FDISK and created 3
> > primary partions on it. Fdisk synced it and advised to reboot in order
> > to format it.
> You will need to unplug the drive, and plug it back in to make sure
> that the partition table is re-read. The table doesn't always get
> updated when you write the new partition table.
Do I need also need to reboot, or cycling the drive will suffice?
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