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Re: Flash drive fstype reported as 4.2BSD instead of MSDOS
Aaron J. Grier wrote:
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?
# 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.
# 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 - 15739)
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
# file /dev/rsd0d
/dev/rsd0d: character special (13/2)
return? are you able to mount with "mount -t msdos /dev/sd0d /mnt"?
Yes, it mounts fine when forcing it to msdos.
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