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Creating formatted partition from nothing

I need to create filesystem with just one partition from nothing (/dev/zero). I tried this sequence of commands: dd if=/dev/zero of=mountedImage.img bs=512 count=131072 fdisk mountedImage.img n ...
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Format external hard drive to linux compatible file system

How do I format my external hard drive to a very Linux compatible file system? I am using L-Ubuntu 11.04.
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129 MB used space shown in the SD card even after formatting it with mkfs.ext4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ext4: How to account for the filesystem space? The full 2 GB space doesn't get shown as free space even after fully formatting it with mkfs.ext4. Are these some system ...