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Re: [opensuse] how to install usb external disk
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 12:39:51 -0500
  • Message-id: <1166981992.7764.7.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-12-24 at 09:25 +0100, Primm wrote:
> On Sunday 24 December 2006 04:59, Mike McMullin wrote:
> > On Sat, 2006-12-23 at 17:50 -0600, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> > > On 2006-12-23 16:10, Primm wrote:
> > > > On Saturday 23 December 2006 23:02, Mike Noble wrote:
> > > >> <snip snip snip snip snip snip snip>
> > >
> > > Good god, people, have we forgotten how to trim quotes?
> > >
> > > >>> .
> > > >>
> > > >> Are you able to return the drive and get a different one?
> > > >>
> > > >> Mike
> > > >
> > > > Yes. That's what I've decided to do.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks to all for helping me come to this decision.
> > > > Steve
> > >
> > > Have you actually ever tried to *partition* the drive? It is clearly
> > > unpartitioned.
> > >
> > > Forget about fdisk for this, use Yast: System/Partitioner.
> >
> > I quite agree, YaST2 would be my tool of choice. If it shows up
> > there, then it's a workable proposition.
>
> It doesn't show up in Yast.

Fortunately your hardware pusher is open today, and you can either get
the exchange, or a fix on it.

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