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Re: APOLOGY Re: Software request



On Fri, 08 May 2009 14:48:24 -0700, Paul wrote:

>> 	Eventually, after various warnings, it does show both
>> the stick and the file system to put on it, as well as a live "Format"
>> button.
>>
>> 	Then nothing more happens. No matter how long I leave
>> it (up to half a day), gnome-format shows no sign of doing anything;
>> and the stuff on the stick is still there.
>> 
>> 
> Did you unmount the media before formatting?

	No, I hadn't even thought of that; I'd've guessed not even this 
app could see it if I did. But I tried it, and sure enough, that stick is 
now blank. No name, no U3 foulness, nothing afaict -- except that F10 
sees it as an "8.2 GB media" with "7.6 GB available," despite having "0 
items" on it. I don't see where that odd 0.6 GB might be ...

	Many, many thanks!
-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.


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