How to format a pen drive?

Thierry Sayegh De Bellis linux at
Sun Nov 5 20:57:10 UTC 2006

Paul Smith wrote:
> Dear All
> How can one format a pen drive?
> Thanks in advance,
> Paul
same procedure as with a hdd.
fdisk /dev/devX where devX is the name of the device associated with the
pen drive.
Create a partition with the proper type, then create the filesystem on
it. (man mkfs)

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