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Re: Flash drive fstype reported as 4.2BSD instead of MSDOS
On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 03:59:36PM +0200, Brad du Plessis wrote:
> Daniel Horecki wrote:
> >Try first with -w, if that will work, try -w -r then.
> Thanks for your reply. Are the results below expected?
> Tried -w:
> # mbrlabel -w sd0
> Found unknown partition; size 168689522 (82367 MB), offset 1869771365
> adding unknown partition to slot b.
> Found unknown partition; size 1869881465 (913028 MB), offset 1701519481
> adding unknown partition to slot c.
> Found unknown partition; size 0 (0 MB), offset 2573
> adding unknown partition to slot e.
> 5 partitions:
> # size offset fstype [fsize bsize cpg/sgs]
> a: 4029440 0 4.2BSD 0 0 0 # (Cyl. 0 - 15739)
> b: 168689522 1869771365 unknown # (Cyl. 7303794+-
> c: 1869881465 1701519481 unknown # (Cyl. 6646560+-
> d: 4029440 0 unused 0 0 # (Cyl. 0 -
> Updating in-core disk label.
I wonder if this is a partitionless "superfloppy", with the filesystem
starting at the beginning of the device. what does
return? are you able to mount with "mount -t msdos /dev/sd0d /mnt"?
if windows doesn't find a partition table on a USB device at format
time, it won't add one.
Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
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