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The secondary label at the end of the volume is required by GPT; a disk without it is corrupted and may not be recognized by all systems. Using a corrupted format in order to gain a tiny amount of space, on a disk that's probably a few hundred gigabytes at least, doesn't make much sense. However, the actual GPT label is only about 68 kilobytes in size. ...


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Not sure if this will work, but here's what I would try: Wipe the disk (obviously goes without saying that you will lose data when you format. This command 'zeros-out' the disk): sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdX bs=256 where X is the media that you are trying to wipe. Usually it's /dev/sdb for a flash drive. Then, open GParted, right click, and select ...


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Lock symbol means the partition is in active use. You need to mdadm -f and mdadm -r the device from the active array. As far as I can see though, gparted-0.20.0 still isn't able to resize an inactive linux-raid partition. EDIT This may be related to the version of md metadata you have going. 0.90 apparently stores metadata at the end of partition, so ...


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I'm not saying this is the reason this is happening in your particular situation but I'm just telling you that I've had the exact same problem and it turned out to be a stick of ram that died. If you have more than one stick of ram or a replacement, try alternating between them to identify if this is the problem.


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Firstly, Unplug your computer and take out of the battery. Then hold on and wait for about one to two minutes. Then put your battery back in, plug your computer and restart your computer. It'll be hoperfully workable. If this way doesn't work please follow the steps below: 1) Restart your PC 2) Logon and wait for the black screen to appear 3) Make sure ...



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