Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>> I'm having no luck finding hits for "wipe drive" or "zero drive" in
>>> the mail list archives and I can't believe I'm the first to ask this
>>> question but here it is anyway.  How can I simply write 0's across a
>>> USB thumb drive?  I'd rather not install a port, if I can avoid it.  I
>>> was thinking that something like dd would work, but everything I've
>>> tried thus far is not working.  What suggestions does everyone have?
>> Will...
>> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/disk
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/disk bs=1m
> bs may be smaller but not the default 512 bytes. it's a block size.
> having very small block will make the process slow
>> ...work?
>> Steve

I like this tool for "nuking" drives:


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