Re: DD bs=4M option on USB mem-stick creates false format
- Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:38:26 -0500
- From: Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: DD bs=4M option on USB mem-stick creates false format
On 03/28/2017 09:20 AM, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
Richard Owlett wrote:
/dev/sdb3 1140736 15130623 13989888 6.7G 83 Linux
For the records (as Richard obviously knew it already):
If you believe that line, would you like to by a Brooklyn Bridge?
It was legitimately for sale in late 1960's (located in Tompkins County
not NY,NY ;)
After the run of make_isombr_part, the new partition has no
The commands mkfs or mkdosfs would be the next step, or some GUI tool
for managing disk partitions.
The purpose of make_isombr_part is two-fold:
- Make the partitioning as normal as possible by removing APM and GPT.
This shall keep the usual partition editors from hating the stick.
- Compensate for the remaining flaw of partition 2 sitting inside
partition 1 by adding a preliminary MBR partition up to the given
block address or up to the device end.
One may well try to manage the stick by a partition editor.
But if everything else fails, this partition is better than nothing.
Appropriate search terms that would lead to learning "howto"?
Disk /dev/sdb: 7.2 GiB, 7746879488 bytes, 15130624 sectors
And what did the merchants write in their advertising ? 8 GB ?
That's what the bubble pack said.
Have a nice day :)