On 12/21/2009 12:16 PM, Marcel Rieux wrote: > On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 12:19 PM, Mikkel <mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote: >> Under Linux, you can do both. While you will be asked if that is >> what you really want to do, the tools are happy to let you. Mount >> has no problems mounting /dev/sda if you have formatted /dev/sda. >> (Apposed to formatting /dev/sda1). Windows may not like it, but that >> is another story. > > Possible, if I ever reformat the drive, I'll remove all traces of > partition with fdisk before. > [root x86 extensions]# mke2fs /dev/sdg mke2fs 1.41.9 (22-Aug-2009) /dev/sdg is entire device, not just one partition! Proceed anyway? (y,n) y Filesystem label= OS type: Linux Block size=1024 (log=0) Fragment size=1024 (log=0) 15680 inodes, 62720 blocks 3136 blocks (5.00%) reserved for the super user First data block=1 Maximum filesystem blocks=64225280 8 block groups 8192 blocks per group, 8192 fragments per group 1960 inodes per group Superblock backups stored on blocks: 8193, 24577, 40961, 57345 Writing inode tables: done Writing superblocks and filesystem accounting information: done This filesystem will be automatically checked every 34 mounts or 180 days, whichever comes first. Use tune2fs -c or -i to override. [root x86 extensions]# e2label /dev/sdg test [root x86 extensions]# mount | grep /dev/sdg /dev/sdg on /media/test type ext2 (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=devkit) Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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