How to format USB flash drives with FAT32
First find the device name that corresponds to the USB flash drive:
# rmformat Looking for devices... 1. Logical Node: /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0p0 Physical Node: /pci@0,0/pci1458,5004@13,2/storage@1/disk@0,0 Connected Device: Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 6.16 Device Type: Removable Bus: USB Size: 979,0 MB Label: <None> Access permissions: Medium is not write protected. 2. Logical Node: /dev/rdsk/c13t1d0p0 Physical Node: /pci@0,0/pci1458,b002@11/cdrom@1,0 Connected Device: TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S203D SB01 Device Type: DVD Reader/Writer Bus: <Unknown> Size: <Unknown> Label: <Unknown> Access permissions: <Unknown>
Second create a FAT32 partition using the following command:
Finally, construct the file system using the following command:
mkfs -F pcfs -o fat=32,b=apostolos /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0p0:c
Here what follows the b= part will become the name of the disk.