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

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Fri Mar 15 07:42:21 UTC 2013

On 14 Mar 2013, at 23:22, Tom Horsley <horsley1953 at> wrote:

> 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 :-).
> -- 
I think the workflow is: above the diagram is whole disk informations and operation, below the diagram is partition information and operation. 


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