[clug] Getting rid of a drives [was partitions] on a USB drive

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Fri Apr 15 23:45:47 MDT 2011

> Hi Owen et al,
> I have tried the fdisk -l etc. on the USB memory stick but I still
> have
> the same problem.  The problem is not multiple partitions but two
> drives
> that do not tally up to the 2GB that the memory stick use to have.
> If I do an fdisk -l I get the following:
> Disk /dev/sdc: 497 MB, 497549312 bytes
> Disk /dev/sdd: 1 MB, 1474560 bytes
>  on the one memory stick. These do not add up to the 2GB that I use to
> have.
> Can you or someone tell me how to get get the USB memory stick to show
> only one device with the full 2GB of memory I use to have?


Bit hard without the device plugged in to try various things.

presumably df gives the same answer

That output doesn't look correct, it should give a lot more info

Can you post the full output of fdisk -l?


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