[parted-devel] parted reporting old file system names

g.esp at free.fr g.esp at free.fr
Fri Dec 14 10:44:14 UTC 2012

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> De: "Mike Fleetwood" <mike.fleetwood at googlemail.com>
> À: parted-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Envoyé: Jeudi 13 Décembre 2012 00:58:05
> Objet: [parted-devel] parted reporting old file system names
> Hi,
> I've been doing some testing of wiping file systems, either using the
> wipefs command or by writing zeros over the whole partition, and find
> that in many distribution / parted version combinations it prints the
> type of the file system that use to be there, even after formatting with
> a new file system.  I'm doing this for a GParted patch I am working on.
> Can anybody explain the behaviour and how to fix it?
> Thanks,
> Mike
You need to inform the kernel of the changes by running partprobe.


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