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bug#16885: Not recognizing FAT32 partition

From: Brian C. Lane
Subject: bug#16885: Not recognizing FAT32 partition
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:22:46 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 03:40:47AM -0500, Edward Diener wrote:
> As a follow up to my report, here is the 'parted' display for the
> disk in which the FAT32 partition is not being recognized using
> 'parted 3.1'.
> Model: ATA WDC WD20EARX-00P (scsi)
> Disk /dev/sdc: 2000GB
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B
> Partition Table: msdos
> Disk Flags:
> Number  Start   End     Size    Type      File system     Flags
>  1      2065kB  767GB   767GB   extended                  lba
>  5      2097kB  53.7GB  53.7GB  logical   ext4
>  6      53.7GB  107GB   53.7GB  logical   ext3
>  7      107GB   161GB   53.7GB  logical   ext4
>  8      161GB   215GB   53.7GB  logical   ext3
>  9      215GB   269GB   53.7GB  logical   ext4
> 10      269GB   321GB   52.4GB  logical   ext3
> 11      321GB   373GB   52.4GB  logical   ext4
> 12      373GB   426GB   52.4GB  logical   ext3
> 13      426GB   485GB   59.6GB  logical   ext3
> 14      485GB   540GB   55.1GB  logical
> 15      540GB   557GB   16.8GB  logical   linux-swap(v1)
> 16      557GB   610GB   52.5GB  logical   ext4
> 17      610GB   663GB   53.7GB  logical   ext4
> 18      663GB   716GB   52.4GB  logical   ext4
> 19      716GB   767GB   51.2GB  logical   ext4
>  2      1680GB  2000GB  320GB   primary   ntfs            boot, hidden
> The FAT32 partition is Number 14. The drive is /dev/sdc on Fedora 20.
> If more information is wanted, please ask.

parted's filesystem detection should not be depended on, it is for
cosmetic purposes only. I'm not sure what gparted is doing, but it
shouldn't be failing because of libparted's fs display.

Also, how was the fs created? If I use mkfs.vfat on a logical partition
it shows up as fat32 in my tests.

Brian C. Lane | Anaconda Team | IRC: bcl #anaconda | Port Orchard, WA (PST8PDT)

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