Saikat Banerjee wrote:what article? who cares? this is not relevant
1)-----"Tim references"?? Who is Tim? the author of the article?
2)----So, if I want to clean up n number of disks....then commands will be as follow? will it be same(i.e., if=/dev/zero )for all the disks?Correct!!! If you want to see what is in /dev/zero execute this EXACT command:
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb1 bs=1024 count=100
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdc1 bs=1024 count=100
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd1 bs=1024 count=100
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdn1 bs=1024 count=100