Re: USB pendrive mobility (fat32)?
For the list,
On 09/02/2008, s. keeling <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Yeah, I think this stuff (talking to Win*) sucks too. And this is a
> Win* problem (sorry) but I'm a Debian user, not a Win* user, so I'm
> ignorant wrt this stuff. 4 Gb pendrive from Staples:
> (0) phreaque [root] /etc_ fdisk -l /dev/sda
> Disk /dev/sda: 4103 MB, 4103938560 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 498 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
> /dev/sda1 1 38 305203+ b W95 FAT32
> /dev/sda2 39 127 714892+ b W95 FAT32
> /dev/sda3 * 128 225 787185 83 Linux
> /dev/sda4 226 498 2192872+ 83 Linux
> Plugging that into the corporate WinXP laptop only displays the first
> ca. 300 Mb ptn. Why doesn't it see the 2nd? How have I borked the
> ptn table?
> [Knoppix and /scratch are on the two 83s, yet to be tested. :-)]
Please correct me if i'm wrong but I thought that windows could only
handle one primary partition per device. Perhaps that is where your
problem lies. remake your pendrive with cylinders 39 127 as sda5
(extended) and you should be fine I think.
24x7x365 != 24x7x52 Stupid or bad maths?
<erno> hm. I've lost a machine.. literally _lost_. it responds to
ping, it works completely, I just can't figure out where in my
apartment it is.