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Date:      Sun, 6 Dec 2009 12:39:20 -0500
From:      Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
To:        Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: dd (to erase disk) from emergency holographic shell
Message-ID:  <20091206173920.GA76707@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>
In-Reply-To: <20091206173431.GA70391@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>
References:  <20091206173431.GA70391@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>

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On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 05:34:31PM +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:

> I need to erase all of my fbsd disk.
> I booted the installation cd, launched
> Emergency Holographic Shell, but
> cannot find any command, except rm and pwd.

The holograqphic shell is not the one you want.
You want the Fixit.

////jerry
  
> 
> I'd like to erase my disk with dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/ad0
> 
> Please advise
> 
> many thanks
> anton
> 
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