Re: mkfs problem (half resolved)
- Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 18:36:18 +0100 (CET)
- From: Pierre Frenkiel <pierre.frenkiel@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: mkfs problem (half resolved)
On Sun, 10 Mar 2019, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
I'm trying to format a new USB flash drive and I get this:
==> mount | grep sdh
==> mkfs.vfat /dev/sdh1
mkfs.fat 4.1 (2017-01-24)
mkfs.vfat: /dev/sdh1 contains a mounted filesystem.
==> mkfs /dev/sdh1
I said half-resolved, as I found a line with /dev/sdh1 in /etc/mtab.
Removing it solved the problem, but remains the question:
why /etc/mtab was not updated?