format discs.

Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de) g2h5dqi002 at sneakemail.com
Thu Jul 10 05:49:22 CEST 2003


Taka wrote:
> Yes, but since file partitions are usualy bigger than your physical RAM,
> you cannot do
> 
> import string
> partition.write (string.zfill('0', partition.getsize('/dev/hda10')-1)

Given that, it would have been advisable to have used xrange instead
of range. :-)

All he needs then is a Python implementation of mkfs and he's done...

-- 
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand
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