[CentOS] help fdisk and dd

Benjamin Donnachie benjamin at py-soft.co.uk
Thu Mar 4 14:10:57 UTC 2010


On 4 March 2010 14:01, Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se> wrote:
> I second that. Dban is the niftiest thing since sliced bread. Very handy
> tool, if a bit slow. But I guess that comes with the territory. 8-)

The ATA Secure Erase command is generally faster but more difficult -
see http://ata.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/ATA_Secure_Erase

Ben


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