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anonim-kun
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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 8:22 pm    Post subject: /dev/sda1 device or resource busy while formating. Reply with quote

I got error whenever I try to do
Code:
mkfs.fat -F32 /dev/sda1

my /etc/fstab
Code:

/dev/sda1      /boot/efi   vfat      noauto,noatime   0 2
/dev/sda2      /boot      ext2      defaults   0 2
/dev/sda3      none      swap      sw      0 0
/dev/sda4      /      xfs      noatime      0 1
/dev/sda5      /home      ext4      noatime      0 2
tmpfs         /var/tmp   tmpfs      rw,nosuid,noatime,nodev,size=8G,mode=1777   0 0
tmpfs         /var/tmp/portage   tmpfs   rw,nosuid,noatime,nodev,size=8G,mode=775,uid=portage,gid=portage,x-mount.mkdir=775   0 0
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alamahant
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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2020 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi
Please run
Code:

sudo umount /boot/efi
sudo mkfs.vfat /dev/sda1


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fturco
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PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2020 5:17 am    Post subject: Re: /dev/sda1 device or resource busy while formating. Reply with quote

@anonim-kun: welcome to the Gentoo forums!

anonim-kun wrote:
I got error whenever I try to do
Code:
mkfs.fat -F32 /dev/sda1

Please post the actual error message you get.
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