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Re: Empty USB hard drive shows 81% full



Daniel Vogel wrote:
 >Have you tried reformating it? I have had to do that a couple of
 >times.
 >
 >Guy Fraser wrote:
 >
 >>I have emptied the trash, run "sync" and rebooted.

That happend to me once, when i plug it on windows, and after that on linux and it just made a mess on the fat sector.

I had to format it again, i think i did it on fat12 to be sure a full compatibily on both SO.

Certainly not FAT12 (AFAIK never used anywhere but on floppies).
Almost surely not FAT16.

Mike
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