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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.


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