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Format OS drives on Tru64 Alpha Server environment.

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John E. Goetz
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Format OS drives on Tru64 Alpha Server environment.

Need to erase all data on my OS drives in order to decommission server. What are some of the ways that this can be done?
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Ivan Ferreira
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Re: Format OS drives on Tru64 Alpha Server environment.

See this thread.

http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=494262
Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? - Why do it the hard way, when you can do it the easy way?
Archunan Muthiah
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Re: Format OS drives on Tru64 Alpha Server environment.

John,

You can use zeero or dd.

ex:
# /usr/lbin/zeero -df dev_name

# dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/rdsk/ bs=1024k conv=noerror


Archunan

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