[CentOS] help fdisk and dd

Rajagopal Swaminathan raju.rajsand at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 13:51:34 UTC 2010


Greetings,

On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 6:31 PM, chloe K <chloekcy2000 at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Hi all
>
> What is the best practice to remove all data in the disk?
>
> ls fdisk ok or use dd
>
> Can data be recovered?
>
> and what is the dd command?
>


fdisk just repartiions the disk.

dd is an axe. It can be used to copy anything to anything. This is
useful to _really_ wipe data off.

Regards

Rajagopal


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