[Cialug] Booted Gentoo LiveCD - can't write to /dev/hda

Rachel Garrett rmgarrett at gmail.com
Sun Oct 21 10:02:39 CDT 2007

On 10/20/07, Jason Warden <jason at benalto.com> wrote:
> Very weird it's not letting you fdisk. Have you tried just going mkesfs
> /dev/hda right off the bat to see if it'll do any damage?

livecd # mke2fs /dev/hda
mke2fs 1.39 (29-May-2006)
/dev/hda is entire device, not just one partition!
Proceed anyway? (y,n) y
/dev/hda is mounted; will not make a filesystem here!
livecd #

/dev/hda was the CD-ROM.

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