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Re: Overwrite existing partition with zeros without hurting partition table? (Debian Lenny)

> I hope there is a simple answer to this question (fingers crossed): how do I
> overwrite an existing partition (hda2 for example) with all zeros
> (essentially blanking the partition clean in preparation for installing
> Lenny), without destroying the partition table?

Why do you think you need to blank the partition before installing
lenny? There *are* reasons to do that, but they have nothing to do with
the installation of a new OS.

If you do not move for long enough, you might see a rat.
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