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

Olav Vitters olav at
Fri Mar 15 08:44:05 UTC 2013

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 07:22:47PM -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> 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 :-).

If you want, please file a bug at that the UI is


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