Per Anton Rønning wrote: > Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: >> Nope - but you have to use /dev/sdf instead of /dev/sdc if you want >> fdisk to tell you anything about the drive. This is why you were >> getting the unable to open /dev/sdc error message from fdisk. >> >> Mikkel >> > Of course! > And this is what now comes out of the woodwork: > fdisk /dev/sdf1 -l > Disk /dev/sdf1: 4089 MB, 4089428992 bytes > 126 heads, 62 sectors/track, 1022 cylinders > Units = cylinders of 7812 * 512 = 3999744 bytes > Disk identifier: 0x69737369 > > This doesn't look like a partition table > Probably you selected the wrong device. > I thought I covered this on an earlier message - /dev/sdf is the entire drive, and what fdisk needs to look at. /dev/sdf1 is a partition, and does NOT have the partition table. This is what fdisk is trying to tell you. On a side note - you normally put the option first, and then the device. In this case, it does not matter, but with some programs it does. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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