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dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/sda

Terminal - dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/sda
cat /dev/zero > /dev/sda
2013-09-13 21:47:48
User: fhh
Functions: cat
-1
dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/sda

Exactly the same effect with 3 less characters ;-) (Removes all files/filesystems of a harddisk. It removes EVERYTHING of your hard disk. Be careful when to select a device.)

You can press Ctrl + C after few seconds

(No output)

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Terminal - Alternatives
dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/sda
2013-08-30 21:06:36
User: metaverse
Functions: dd
1

removes all files/filesystems of a harddisk. It removes EVERYTHING of your hard disk. Be carefull when to select a device. It does not prompt for and second check.

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lada@linux-24oa:~> cat /dev/zero > /dev/sdg

bash: /dev/sdg: Operace zam?tnuta (error)

- sdg was SD card

Comment by lada 76 weeks and 6 days ago

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