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SubjectRe: rfc: test whether a device has a partition table
On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 10:42:44AM +1000, Douglas Gilbert wrote:
> I have a USB 500 MB USB key that confuses linux (both 2.4 and
> 2.6) since it has no partition table. It shows up on my laptop as:

Confuses it in which sense?

> $ cat /proc/scsi/scsi
> Attached devices:
> Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
> Vendor: Prolific Model: USBFlashDisk Rev: 1.00
> Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
> I can mount it with:
> $ mount /dev/sda /mnt/extra

So it works fine. what's the problem?
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