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Date:      Sat, 02 May 2015 09:59:46 -0400
From:      Lowell Gilbert <>
To:        "William A. Mahaffey III" <>
Cc:        "FreeBSD Questions !!!!" <>
Subject:   Re: How to restore a USB drive converted to bootable
Message-ID:  <441tiz3wrx.fsf@lowell-desk.lan>
In-Reply-To: <> (William A. Mahaffey, III's message of "Fri, 01 May 2015 17:20:10 -0453")
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"William A. Mahaffey III" <> writes:

> I am about to do some OS installs (NetBSD & OpenBSD, as it happens) on
> boxen under construction. I would also like to use UBCD on a flash
> drive to memcheck those boxen prior to installation. If I prep a USB
> thumb drive as either a bootable UBCD drive or an over-the-WWW
> installer, I wipe out the drive for its original use. Is there a way
> to restore the drive back to its original functionality if I wanted to

Is "wipe the drive and reformat" what you need to hear, or do you have
more requirements that you haven't made clear?

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