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Re: What is filesystem panic?

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


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