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Re: Pendrive corrupted filesystem

According to Rodolfo Medina,
> Hi.
> When I try to remove a certain directory from my pendrive,
> the following error message appears:
> $ rm -vr to-be-removed
> rm: WARNING: Circular directory structure.
> This almost certainly means that you have a corrupted file system.
> The following directory is part of the cycle:
>   `to-be-removed/News/to-be-removed/News'
> . Do I have to throw it away, or is there a way to repair it?
> Thanks,
> Rodolfo

You can try formatting it, e.g. mkfs.vfat /dev/mypendrive

A side note/tip:  It can be good to mount these types of
drives with -o sync.  I've pulled out my usb flash drive by
mistake before it was really done because without option
sync cp and mv would return as soon as the operation was 

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