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Unable to partition SD card, ubuntu 8.04

Unable to partition SD card, ubuntu 8.04

Unable to partition SD card, ubuntu 8.04


Can you help me? I am trying to put two partitions on a 1GB SD card but getting nowhere. Just so you know, I have also tried this with openSUSE 10.3 & 11 with the same results.

I can create the partition table the way I want, the problem comes when trying mkfs. This is what I get:

$ fdisk -l /dev/sdd1

Disk /dev/sdd1: 1019 MB, 1019099648 bytes
32 heads, 61 sectors/track, 1019 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 1952 * 512 = 999424 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x312e4143

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdd1p1 1 257 250801+ 6 FAT16
/dev/sdd1p2 258 1019 743712 83 Linux

$ sudo /sbin/mkfs.vfat -n boot /dev/sdd1p1

mkfs.vfat 2.11 (12 Mar 2005)
/dev/sdd1p1: No such file or directory

If you need more info, please let me know.

RE: Unable to partition SD card, ubuntu 8.04

Nevermind, I was able to get it to work. I've been trying to partition a partition if that makes sense. I've been using sdd1 instead of sdd. Now all good.

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