> Jay O'Brien <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >>What's the best way to erase an installation of FreeBSD >>completely from a HD and start over? I'm installing 4.10 >>from am ISO CD, and it installs fine. However, I would >>like to start over from scratch and it "remembers" some >>of what was on the HD from the last install. If I were >>in Windows/DOS I would just "format C:" but that doesn't >>seem to be an option here. >
Bill Moran wrote: > During the reinstall, when it comes time to slice the disk with fdisk, > simply delete the previous slice and recreate it. That will blow away > anything that existed before. > Andras Kende wrote: > Boot from CD as usual > When displaying the hard disk with FreeBSD slice click on Delete key... > Then just recreate the partition as before... > Bill, Andras: Thanks, that does the job. Much appreciated. Jay _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"