RE: Changing the format of a partition
> On my system the command is /sbin/mke2fs. There is a good set
> of man pages starting with man mkfs.
> By the way, you need to point at the partition, e.g.,
> /dev/hdd3, not the overall hard drive as you did above (/dev/hdd).
> I assume you are abandoning the FAT32 partition's contents?
> Changing formats is pretty irreversible.
"mkfs /dev/hdd" worked for me. Possibly because I already removed and then
re-added the partition using fdisk.
As for the contents, it's a virtual partition on a virtual hard drive on a
virtual pc, so nothing really matters.