[CentOS] disk initialize

Mon Feb 13 15:13:39 UTC 2006
Will McDonald <wmcdonald at gmail.com>

On 13/02/06, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
> All,
> Is there a way to "re-initialize" as disk? remove the the boot loader and
> partions etc... make it "seem" like a brand new disk?

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda bs=512 count=1

Will clear the boot block and partition table on the device attached
as /dev/hda. Use with care, obviously. :)