a new hard-drive in a 2y/o laptop

Ian Smith smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sun Jan 2 15:28:10 UTC 2011

On Mon, 3 Jan 2011, Ian Smith wrote:

 >  dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da4 skip=N
 > where N is the known total number of sectors minus 34, should do it?

Argh .. that should be seek=N, not skip.  Up way too late ..

cheers, Ian

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