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Old 22nd March 2009, 03:47 PM
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Exclamation Input/output error during write on /dev/sdc


my USB Flash Drive stopped writing & is converted to READ only mode.
I use fedora 10 . First,this error occured in windows when some transfer was going on and due to power fluctuation the comp restarted. now I try to login as root but cannot remove the files nor format the drive. ow to repair my flash drive??
Below, please find the GPARTED output.

GParted 0.4.3
Libparted 1.8.8
Delete /dev/sdc1 (fat32, 3.90 GiB) from /dev/sdc 00:00:10 ( ERROR )

calibrate /dev/sdc1 00:00:05 ( SUCCESS )

path: /dev/sdc1
start: 0
end: 8175615
size: 8175616 (3.90 GiB)
delete partition 00:00:05 ( ERROR )
libparted messages ( INFO )

Input/output error during write on /dev/sdc
GParted 0.4.3
Libparted 1.8.8
Format /dev/sdc1 as ext3 00:00:15 ( ERROR )

calibrate /dev/sdc1 00:00:05 ( SUCCESS )

path: /dev/sdc1
start: 0
end: 8175615
size: 8175616 (3.90 GiB)
set partition type on /dev/sdc1 00:00:05 ( SUCCESS )

new partition type: ext3
create new ext3 file system 00:00:00 ( ERROR )

mkfs.ext3 -L "" /dev/sdc1

mke2fs 1.41.4 (27-Jan-2009)
/dev/sdc1 is apparently in use by the system; will not make a filesystem here!

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