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Re: Fw: Fw: How long will this take?

On Thu, Jun 11, 2020, 2:05 PM Dan Ritter <dsr@randomstring.org> wrote:
Matthew Campbell wrote:
> The process is complete. The 4 TB drive has been successfully blanked in less than 40 hours using dd. It got done between 11 pm last night and 12 am this morning. dd showed an overall average write speed of 28.4 MB/s. It was never my intention to start a war. My sincere apologies if I have said or done anything to offend anyone. I prefer to test out new hardware after I buy it and I prefer to blank new hard drives before partitioning and writing out new file systems. Thank you to each of you for your assistance.

I think you stated your issue well, responded to queries, and
reported back with the results. Thanks for being part of the


I concur.  I do things that some people think of as strange myself. 

Good luck, Matthew! 

Kenneth Parker 

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