Re: Formatting a 32G or 16G SD card?
- Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2019 12:27:25 +0000
- From: Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Formatting a 32G or 16G SD card?
On Fri, Jan 04, 2019 at 08:05:48PM +0100, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
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.
That's good to know: I don't think the original text made this point
IMO, the default behaviour does not make sense and the -I option
should not even exist ; mkfs.fat should accept to create a filesystem
on an entire unpartitioned device of any type by default, just like
other mkfs.* do.
Actually I agree with you, this would be a smart change to make. Here's
where an interested party should file the request and/or patch for the
change, fwiw: https://github.com/dosfstools/dosfstools
(I looked this up because I might do it myself)
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