Per Anton Rønning wrote: > > But now the pen seems to be really stuck, just look at this: > > [root localhost disk]# /sbin/fdisk /dev/sdc > Unable to open /dev/sdc > > And also: > [root localhost disk]# /sbin/fdisk /dev/sdc1 > Unable to open /dev/sdc1 > > This is not a disaster, it just means that I have to consider this flash > pen obsolete and buy a new one. > I have been using it for backup of some hard disk directories, so it is > no big deal if I lose whats on it, since my harrdisk is intact. > > Perhaps I should buy a removable HD instead. > > BRGDS > PAR > Plug the drive in, and then run "tail /var/log/messages" to see what messages are generated. I would not be surprised to if the problem was that the drive was assigned a different letter. Also, you do not want to use fdisk on anything but the base drive. Using it on /dev/sdc1 will produce all kinds of interesting errors on a good drive. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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