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Re: Formatting a 32G or 16G SD card?




On Sat, 5 Jan 2019 10:20:51 +0100
<tomas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 04, 2019 at 08:05:48PM +0100, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> > Le 04/01/2019 à 17:25, Jonathan Dowland a écrit :  
> > >On Fri, Jan 04, 2019 at 01:36:59PM +0000, Curt wrote:  
> > >>But how about:
> > >>
> > >> -I When using MO disks, where partitions aren't always required,
> > >>modifies mkfs.fat's default behavior, allowing it to write the
> > >>filesystem across the entire, unpartitioned device (called
> > >>'superfloppy' format under some other OSes).  
> > >
> > >Much better.  
> > 
> > I disagree. It misleads the reader into believing that the option
> > applies only to magneto-optical disks, while it also applies to
> > fixed disks and, I guess, any other storage device type.  
> 
> Actually most of my USB sticks have no partition table, just one
> filesystem on them. Scares the hell out of MACs and Windows boxes :-)
> 

The problem with those is that they *nearly* work on an OS which doesn't
understand them. Just well enough to cause trouble...

-- 
Joe