Unable to format disk. fdisk: Unable to write /dev/sxx: Bad file descriptor (Doc ID 2297348.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to format and a USB disk which was mounted in write-protected mode and shows the below error while trying to run fdisk:

 

Solution

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