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Re: reformat a USB with cd image



On Fri, 2007-09-14 at 16:12 +1000, Lux Zhang wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have a USB with a livecd image written on it (using dd if livecd.iso
> of /dev/sdc ). How to revert it to FAT  or  other file system?

Run fdisk on it to create partitions of the appropriate type, then
"mkfs -t whatever" to create the filesystems.  In other words, treat
it like any other hard drive.

NOTE: You only have a limited number of write cycles on a FLASH memory.
Use them wisely!
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