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Re: Warning about paritioning issues (was Re: Bug#28652: not a bug)

Previously J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> I surely hope that this will be mentioned in the installation document soon.

Everytime you resize a partition that contains or will contain a FAT
filesystem it is a very good idea to fill the first couple of sectors
with zeros. Otherwise you can indeed overwrite data on other partition,
have format fail silently, and other weird things.

	dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hdXX bs=512 count=4


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