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Re: [Xen-users] Zero LVM

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Zero LVM
From: Jorge Armando Medina <jmedina@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2010 11:08:18 -0600
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On 12/06/2010 10:24 AM, Jonathan Tripathy wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> When providing Xen guests to cutomers, it is important to make sure
> that the LVM LV is "zeroed" before use. What is the correct syntax to
> do this?
> I've tried:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/vg0/lvname
> however this seems to go on forever (unless my test machine is just
> slow!)
> Any ideas?
> Thanks
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Why not using a tool for wiping disks like shred or wipe, here some info:

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