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In my Slackware 13.1 distro I create a partition using fdisk and setting the type to NTFS/HPFS and then I format it using mkfs.ntfs without any additional parameters. However, when I can't open that partition in Windows XP since it is simply missing. Just not identified. What could be the cause and maybe someone had similar experience? Thx!

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Does the drive show up under Disk Management? –  Justin Pearce May 4 '11 at 21:09
    
No, it doesn't show up. –  azerIO Nov 16 '11 at 9:10
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