Deleting corrupted files!?

Lea Gris lea.gris at
Fri Sep 22 12:09:22 UTC 2006

adair a écrit :
> I have a pen drive that came preloaded with promotional software (for
> Windows). All the file/directory names have become completely
> corrupted---absolute garbage. I have tried using 'rm' and 'wipe' but no
> joy. I have tried deleting the partition and creating a new one. So far
> this hasn't succeeded. Has anyone got any good ideas?

did you try dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/(sdx block device associated to the
pen drive) ?

Then recreating partitions on the full blank media ?

Léa Gris

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