Re: Hard Disk
"Billy O'Neal" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm using MS Virtual PC to install Debian before I chose it as my full time
> os, to replace windows. I'd like to know if there is a utillity (such as
> necrofile) in Debian that will null the free space on the drive, to allow
> the vortual pc compacter, which compresses the virtual hard drive by
> removing nulls, to work.
> No hurry. I'd radther have a complete response than a quick one.
Yes, just fill up your disk with a big file full of zeroes. Then
cat /dev/zero > /bigfile
- Hard Disk
- From: Billy O'Neal <email@example.com>