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Author Topic: Disk Utility 2.32.0  (Read 3110 times)
raleeha
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« on: August 01, 2011, 09:27:02 am »

Hi all,

when i try to format usb disk with windows fat32 by using gnome-disk-utility-2.32.0 it gives me an error no implemted driver found. Now im searching a possibility to rebuild this package or download this package.

Does anyone else ever got this problem?

raleeha
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raleeha
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2011, 10:01:16 pm »

well the problem is i got a creative zen stone mp3 player 1 gb ...

Code:
fdisk -l /dev/sdc
Note: sector size is 2048 (not 512)

Disk /dev/sdc: 990 MB, 990904320 bytes
30 heads, 63 sectors/track, 256 cylinders, total 483840 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 2048 = 2048 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 2048 bytes / 2048 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 2048 bytes / 2048 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00053710

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdc1             512      483839      966656   83  Linux

Code:
df -h /dev/sdc
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
-               489M  256K  489M   1% /dev

Code:
dosfsck /dev/sdc
dosfsck 3.0.11, 24 Dec 2010, FAT32, LFN
Currently, only 1 or 2 FATs are supported, not 251.

Code:
dumpe2fs /dev/sdc
dumpe2fs 1.41.14 (22-Dec-2010)
dumpe2fs: Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open /dev/sdc
Couldn't find valid filesystem superblock.

Code:
mkdosfs -c /dev/sdc1
mkdosfs 3.0.11 (24 Dec 2010)
WARNING: Not enough clusters for a 32 bit FAT!
mkdosfs: Attempting to create a too large file system

Code:
dosfsck -n /dev/sdc1
dosfsck 3.0.11, 24 Dec 2010, FAT32, LFN
Warning: Filesystem is FAT32 according to fat_length and fat32_length fields,
  but has only 60382 clusters, less than the required minimum of 65525.
  This may lead to problems on some systems.
/dev/sdc1: 0 files, 1/60382 clusters

Code:
dosfsck -v /dev/sdc1
dosfsck 3.0.11 (24 Dec 2010)
dosfsck 3.0.11, 24 Dec 2010, FAT32, LFN
Checking we can access the last sector of the filesystem
Warning: Filesystem is FAT32 according to fat_length and fat32_length fields,
  but has only 60382 clusters, less than the required minimum of 65525.
  This may lead to problems on some systems.
Boot sector contents:
System ID "mkdosfs"
Media byte 0xf8 (hard disk)
      2048 bytes per logical sector
     16384 bytes per cluster
        32 reserved sectors
First FAT starts at byte 65536 (sector 32)
         2 FATs, 32 bit entries
    245760 bytes per FAT (= 120 sectors)
Root directory start at cluster 2 (arbitrary size)
Data area starts at byte 557056 (sector 272)
     60382 data clusters (989298688 bytes)
61 sectors/track, 31 heads
         0 hidden sectors
    483328 sectors total
Checking for unused clusters.
Checking free cluster summary.
/dev/sdc1: 0 files, 1/60382 clusters

Code:
mkfs.vfat -c /dev/sdc
Segmentation fault

when i formatting the usb player under windows xp it seems it will be done correctly .. but what im doing wrong under linux ?
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2011, 10:46:26 pm »

Can't say I've used the zen, but I've formated many a usb drive to fat 32 just using the function in vasm.
System >> vasm >> Super... >> Filesystem >> Format

Insert your drive but don't mount it, inorder for it to be detected.
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2011, 01:07:22 am »

Code:
e2fsck /dev/sdc
e2fsck 1.41.14 (22-Dec-2010)
e2fsck: Superblock invalid, trying backup blocks...
e2fsck: Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open /dev/sdc

The superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2
filesystem.  If the device is valid and it really contains an ext2
filesystem (and not swap or ufs or something else), then the superblock
is corrupt, and you might try running e2fsck with an alternate superblock:
    e2fsck -b 8193 <device>

in vasm there only reiserfs, xfs, ext3 and ext2 file systems but no fat16 or fat 32 .. well i think i have to rewrite superblock

think i need to modify disk geometry

Code:
Disk /dev/sdc - 990 MB / 945 MiB - CHS 256 30 63

Warning: the current number of heads per cylinder is 30
but the correct value may be 255.
You can use the Geometry menu to change this value.
It's something to try if
- some partitions are not found by TestDisk
- or the partition table can not be written because partitions overlaps.

Code:
tail -f /var/log/messages
Aug  2 16:29:32 vector kernel: [  422.899785] scsi6 : usb-storage 2-4.3:1.0
Aug  2 16:29:33 vector kernel: [  423.938934] scsi 6:0:0:0: Direct-Access     CREATIVE ZEN Stone        1061 PQ: 0 ANSI: 4
Aug  2 16:29:33 vector kernel: [  423.939255] sd 6:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 0
Aug  2 16:29:33 vector kernel: [  423.940556] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] 483840 2048-byte logical blocks: (990 MB/945 MiB)
Aug  2 16:29:33 vector kernel: [  423.942160] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
Aug  2 16:29:33 vector kernel: [  423.944528] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] 483840 2048-byte logical blocks: (990 MB/945 MiB)
Aug  2 16:29:33 vector kernel: [  423.946914]  sdb: sdb1
Aug  2 16:29:33 vector kernel: [  423.947899] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] 483840 2048-byte logical blocks: (990 MB/945 MiB)
Aug  2 16:29:33 vector kernel: [  423.949280] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI removable disk
Aug  2 16:42:41 vector -- MARK --
« Last Edit: August 02, 2011, 06:37:43 am by raleeha » Logged
raleeha
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« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2011, 12:07:05 pm »

i got my mp3 player working with creative mp3 player recovery tool but its only working in windows
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