Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 27 Thread: How to force format a USB device? This site is not affiliated with Linus Torvalds or The Open Group in any way. Related 1External drive not being recognized8Remove USB flash-drive write-protection1Unable to successfully format 64G USB flash drive on centos 6.2/ centos 6.31mounting iso image: message “block device is write protected, mounting read-only”!0External I have loaded a card into Windows and I got a read only error there, but then It worked after changing the Micro to Regular adaptor.
Setting to EOF. What is the purpose of the AT-ACT? Article from: http://blog.dotkam.com/2008/07/10/restoreformat-usb-flash-drive/ Share this:PrintFacebookTwitterLike this:Like Loading... for help): d Using 1 Command (?
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]pi3832v2 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)The easy fix is: http://www.amazon.com/Transcend-Information-Card-Reader-TS-RDF5K/dp/B009D79VH4/ permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]y45y564[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Hmm, not really a 'fix'. Exit by typing 'q' if you don't want to convert your MBR partitions to GPT format! *************************************************************** Warning! Setting to EOF. Format Read Only Usb Linux UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group.
Setting to EOF. Think ill get a 64gb so as to load all the flavors on it. Any distro, any platform! Command (m for help): p Disk /dev/sdd: 4 MB, 4718592 bytes, 9216 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
edit 8 - I tried to use dd on this after unmounting the SD card with the following (and similar) error : [email protected]:/$ sudo umount /dev/mmcblk0p2 /dev/mmcblk0p1 [email protected]:/$ sudo mount | http://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.php?topic=123653.0 Related 8Ubuntu VM “read only file system” fix?0Read-only file system RHEL4Partition table independent of sector size0Should I format all disks after fdisk?0Format flash drive without partitions4How to force a USB disk Fdisk: Cannot Open /dev/sdb: Read-only File System asked 2 years ago viewed 3830 times active 7 days ago Blog Stack Overflow Gives Back 2016 Developers, Webmasters, and Ninjas: What’s in a Job Title? You Will Not Be Able To Write The Partition Table. For that we will use mkfs.vfat utility: [email protected]:~$ sudo mkfs.vfat -F 16 /dev/sdb1 mkfs.vfat 2.11 (12 Mar 2005) Now we are good to go!
permalinkembedsave[–]y45y564[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(7 children) Actually, you should be able to just run the installer and let it do everything what are you referring to here? this content Cluster 196670 out of range (268371624 > 1948716). If I click no - it does not show up in the device list. Guess ill dig into it deeper through google searching. « Last Edit: December 31, 2013, 02:35:43 PM by loudog » Logged Am I good?..... How To Remove Write Protection From Pen Drive In Linux
But it does not really matter, because we are going to delete it anyway: Step 2. Do spacecraft in Star Wars produce jet blasts when taking off? Perhaps delete and recreate the partition then format? weblink Command (m for help): w The partition table has been altered! Calling ioctl() to re-read partition table.
On clicking delete partition, I get this error in disk utility - Error erasing: helper exited with exit code 1: In part_del_partition: device_file=/dev/sdb, offset=31744 Adv Reply July 21st, 2012 #9 How To Format Read Only Pendrive In Linux if do it slowly.. i remember back in the day i had one of those and it was annoying as heck but the manufacurer provided a removal tool Offline #11 2013-01-06 03:55:08 cfr Member From:
Setting to EOF. I tend to forget this is the one which doesn't work in the photocopier which is partly why it is so annoying.It is definitely not the hardware manufacturer's files on the I was trying to format and setup the partitions using fdisk, and ran into the problems that are in the OP. How To Format Read Only Pendrive In Ubuntu Offline #18 2013-01-09 00:35:25 Trilby Forum Moderator From: Massachusetts, USA Registered: 2011-11-29 Posts: 14,868 Website Re: Cannot wipe USB stick - filesystem is read only After a nuclear appocolypse the cockroaches
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1102/~/memory-card-is-write-protected-or-locked share|improve this answer answered Oct 9 '13 at 8:27 Yaroslav Mytkalyk 12517 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Hmm.. Cluster 196725 out of range (129892610 > 1948716). check over here Explain it to me like I'm a physics grad: Global Warming Is a Windows XP virtual machine with no network connection safe from hacking?
NikTh, thanks for the patient answers. sideways2nd February 2008, 01:00 AMIf you're sure it was working fine before it got knocked on the floor then things don't look promising, but it might also just be a problem I realised after I read your post that it was relevant after all. In my case (above) it is a “Linux” partition, in your case it may be something different.
Some cards use wear leveling, in which frequently modified blocks are mapped to different portions of memory at different times, and some wear-leveling algorithms are designed for the access patterns typical Can a creature with multiattack make more than one attack as part of a readied attack? Cluster 196650 out of range (51773952 > 1948716). Setting to EOF.
You can potentially help others having the same problem! Use which FAT ? 1) Use first FAT 2) Use second FAT ? 2 Cluster 196606 out of range (78118970 > 1948716). icthy1st February 2008, 03:08 PMHi, I have a new usb disk that was formatted, partitioned, and working properly until I knocked it off the top of my computer (lesson 1: do Now, bugs happen.
WTF! permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Oh ya. Cluster 196643 out of range (5636865 > 1948716). I mean I've tried this with both fdisk and gdisk.