> > Actually, the first dd sometimes fails, if the disk has never had > > anything put on it. If so, just ignore it and go on with the fdisk. > > > > ////jerry > > If you have a bootable DOS disk with fdisk, you can clear the MBR without > destroying partitions by executing: > > fdisk /mbr
You should be able to do something similar with FreeBSD fdisk and the corresponding switches/parameters, but the questioner said there was nothing to save on the disk and wanted to wipe it, so... ////jerry > > In my pre-FreeBSD days, I used to do this to clear LILO out after removing a > Linux installation so that it would boot to Windows. > > Best of luck, > > Andrew Gould > > > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"