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Re: [opensuse-factory] Can't mount fat32 USB sticks anymore
On 2017-06-26 12:06, Carlos E. R. wrote:
If you look at a dump of that USB stick with a hex editor you will see
the ISO label somewhere near the start. Some of the structures of the
ISO were not overwritten by gparted when formatting as FAT. I don't know
if that data is in the first sector (the partition table) or further on.
My guess is further on.

Finding where is that label will tell the size of the area that should
be erased with dd when you repurpose the stick. And maybe if the stick
can be repaired without a full backup-erase-format-restore cycle.

Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 42.2 x86_64 "Malachite" at Telcontar)

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