Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1298987
rear format /dev/sdc fails with an error; USB does not get formatted
Last modified: 2017-08-18 05:21:11 EDT
Is this related to https://github.com/rear/rear/issues/1105 ??
Pull request https://github.com/rear/rear/pull/1112 fixed the issue and was released with ReaR v2.00
The fix is included in current release of rear (rear-2.00)