Is gnome-disks really incapable of dealing with a blank drive?

Tom Horsley horsley1953 at
Thu Mar 14 23:22:47 UTC 2013

On Thu, 14 Mar 2013 08:52:37 -0500
Michael Cronenworth wrote:

> At the top right of the program (to the right of your hard drive name)
> there is a button with two gears. Click on "Format Disk..." to partition.

By golly that works (since I hadn't put anything on the disk yet,
I wiped it so I could try again). It is unfortunate that it uses
the same gear icon as the one below the picture in the middle of the
screen yet does complete different operations :-).

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