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Date:	Sat, 1 Dec 2007 13:13:42 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <>
To:	Justin Piszcz <>
Subject: Re: Kernel / P35 Chipset + WD 750GB Drives (reset port)

On Dec 1 2007 06:26, Justin Piszcz wrote:
> I ran the following:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdc
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sde
> (as it is always a very good idea to do this with any new disk)

Why would you care about what's on the disk? fdisk, mkfs and
the day-to-day operation will overwrite it _anyway_.

(If you think the disk is not empty, you should look at it
and copy off all usable warez beforehand :-)

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