formatting a hard drive in Linux

Doug Sutherland doug at
Tue Feb 7 14:09:48 EST 2006

Lost again? hehe
To low level format, writing zeros to all sectors:
dd if = /dev/zero of /dev/hda
Change hda to your drive name

  -- Doug

Scott Berry wrote:
> Could I please again get the directions to use dd to format a hard 
> drive and also the boot partition?  As some how they got lost.

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