Mostly work related stuff which I would've entered into my
"Log book". Instead of hosting it on an intranet site,
outsourcing the hosting to blogger!
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Reviving a Transcend 256 MB pen drive
S wanted me to try and revive a 256 MB Transcend USB flash memory pen-drive. Plugging into an Ubuntu machine and checking fdisk -l showed it was formatted as FAT16. Probably there was also some corruption since he reported pulling it out while Puppy was formatting and/or partitioning it! Anyway, a quick mkfs -t vfat /dev/sdc1 did the trick, working fine now.