How to completely erase a hard disk

Gabriel Dragffy gabe at
Sun Sep 30 20:08:48 UTC 2007

On 30 Sep 2007, at 19:12, Juan Pablo Mazzini wrote:

> I know that there must be a less extreme solution but , since there
> is nothing installed on that server the zero all data seems to be the
> fastest one to get on my way again. THANKS A LOT FOR YOUR ANSWER!

I had to do this just recently, but on 3 x 500GB hard drives, it  
actually tooks 20 hours to finish :( Linux software RAID is so damn  

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list