Erasing external drive for storage - Mint 13

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Re: Erasing external drive for storage - Mint 13

Postby scot^2 on Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:18 pm

The enclosure worked. I plugged in the usb and seconds later the drive was automatically mounted, the icon appeared on the desktop, and the file manager of the drive was opened showing the files.


I decided to put the drive back in the 2nd hdd again. I did, then opened Disks. Surprisingly, it said it was of an unknown format. That is, it seemed to revert back to the original problem. I reformatted to ext4 though successfully, and then was able to mount the drive.
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