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How to format USB memory stick in Linux
September 21, 2011, 9:46 pm
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http://nikste.wordpress.com/2007/01/12/how-to-format-usb-memory-stick-in-linux/

1. To find out the USB device name run fdisk -l
In this case my stick is /dev/sdb1
2. Make sure the memory stick isn’t mounted. To unmount run umount /dev/sdb1
3. To format with ext3 filesystem run mkfs.ext3 /dev/sdb1
4. To label your stick run e2label /dev/sdb1

 

 

 

 

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