[ubuntu-uk] mbr

Alan Pope alan.pope at canonical.com
Sat Jan 28 12:30:14 UTC 2012

On 28/01/12 10:41, Ted Wager wrote:
> I used gparted to blank a couple of hdd's that I am getting rid of
> however the mbrr was not formatted and they still boot from grub.
> Anyone tell me how I format the drive so it is completely blank ?
http://www.dban.org/ - Darik's Boot and Nuke.

The canonical answer to 'how do I wipe a disk'. Just don't have any 
other disks in the machine when you boot from it lest you might wipe the 
wrong one :)


Alan Pope
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