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Re: 8 GB Flash drive formatted at 3.7 GB



2009/12/21 Marcel Rieux <m z rieux gmail com>:
>
> But, as I said. I still have this problem:
>
> e2fsck -c /dev/sdb
> e2fsck 1.41.9 (22-Aug-2009)
> e2fsck: Superblock invalid, trying backup blocks...
> e2fsck: Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open /dev/sdb
>

That's because you are trying to check the file system on the device,
not the partition. Robert Nichols already pointed out that you need to
be running that against /dev/sdb1 (where "1" is the first primary
partition).

-c


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