[rear-users] Why won't this USB format with rear format?

Bob Mariotti r.mariotti at fdcx.net
Sat Mar 6 19:02:59 CET 2021

Here is the latest output from the log:

021-03-06 12:58:56.499486976 Including 
2021-03-06 12:58:56.504439789 Repartitioning '/dev/sde'
2021-03-06 12:58:56.507117090 Creating partition table of type 'msdos' 
on '/dev/sde'
2021-03-06 12:58:56.524820508 ERROR: Failed to create msdos partition 
table on '/dev/sde'
2021-03-06 12:58:56.533985748 Exiting rear format (PID 154699) and its 
descendant processes ...
2021-03-06 12:58:59.561038065 rear,154699 /usr/sbin/rear -v format /dev/sde
   `-rear,154929 /usr/sbin/rear -v format /dev/sde
       `-pstree,154930 -Aplau 154699

I tried it with a formatted and unformatted USB with the same results.

Any ideas/pointers?


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