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Old 05-15-2005, 07:39 PM   #1
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Question Just installed, How to wipe & format Slave HD

40 master 15 gig slave. had a dual boot before with windows on master linux on slave. Now I have installed linux on master (40 gig) but during install it did not format and wipe slave. I want to format & wipe rather than just delete all files (will take some time). I just want my slave to be empty without waiting for an half hour to delete all files? How to format?
Old 05-15-2005, 07:44 PM   #2
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Simply run: # cfdisk hdb and remove all partitions, create new ones and run mkfs on each partition while still not mounted.


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