Creating a FAT32 on new drive...
flexble2547 at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 17 14:08:09 PST 2004
I believe it's partition type 11.
Check this out:
I tried, this method and yeah, windows can't read it
booooo. I'm working on another method though now.
--- Bill Schoolcraft <bill at wiliweld.com> wrote:
> hello family,
> I have some drives that I've brought home for
> I have a Promise IDE controller installed with dual
> ports and two
> 36" IDE ribbons attached to the Promise controller
> and snaking out
> an open CDROM slot, along with a powersupply leads.
> My FreeBSD box boots fine, the Promise card shows up
> and my first
> drive came up as /dev/ad5.
> I used "sysinstall" to delete the old partitions and
> now need to
> simple create one big "FAT32" partition/drive and
> see if things
> work when this drive is placed back into a machine
> at work.
> I saw no options for FAT32 in the "sysinstall" menus
> of fdisk and
> was wondering if I can whip this drive into shape
> via command
> line. Thanks.
> Bill Schoolcraft
> PO Box 210076
> San Francisco,CA 94121
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> happy heart."
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