USB stick and some help with it.
thms.aurel at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 13:08:03 UTC 2015
On 08/03/2015 05:26 PM, jd1008 wrote:
> I thought that you need to
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/rda1 ....etc
> And be sure it is NOT mounted at all when you run the dd.
> Note that you must use the raw and not the block device.
> On 08/03/2015 07:20 AM, Bernt Hansson wrote:
>> Hello list.
>> Have an old usbstick that i bought 5-6 years ago it's a datatraveler
>> I used dd to transfer a cd image to it and now i can't "clean" it of
>> the stick.
>> Tried dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/da1 bs=1m count=100 but dd just
>> taunting me with this:
>> dd: /dev/da1: Input/output error
>> 1+0 records in
>> 0+0 records out
>> 0 bytes transferred in 65.558710 secs (0 bytes/sec)
>> After that the led on the stick flashes like it is writing. But i
>> don't know if it is writing.
>> Is it possible to make it pristine again or is it forever lost?
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