OT: Erasing an MS DOS FAT volume on a mac?

John Sessoms jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com
Sat Oct 17 10:01:55 EDT 2009


From: Joseph McAllister
> On Oct 16, 2009, at 14:10 , David J Brooks wrote:
> 
>> > On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 4:49 PM, P N Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net 
>>> > > wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> I picked up a 500 gig Maxtor drive for next to nothing. I hooked it  
>>> >> up to my
>>> >> IMac 24, and system 10.5 recognizes it, and I can access the files  
>>> >> that are
>>> >> on it. But I want to erase it. It's formated with MSDOS FAT, and  
>>> >> the Mac
>>> >> disk utility won't erase it. What do I need to reformat it to Mac  
>>> >> Extended?
>> >
>> > isledge
> 
> That was Dave, trying to type "a sledge". In case anyone was  
> confused!    :-) 
> 
> 

Oh. Now it all makes sense.

http://www.skippertoys.com/sledge.html




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