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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.

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

Wichert.

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