[Nottingham] Linux Tuition--Dell Workstations!!!!

Robert Davies nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Thu Jul 17 18:09:05 2003

On Thursday 17 Jul 2003 17:08, Lee wrote:
> boot a floppy....
> then do
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda

Add a bs=256k, but just writing zero's won't prevent the data being 
recovarable (with the right equipment).  Using badblock's is better, and some 
put in a pass, using /dev/urandom to scramble the contents before the 
predictable writes are made.