[Tux3] mkfs.tux3: wiping other fs signatures

OGAWA Hirofumi hirofumi at mail.parknet.co.jp
Fri Dec 12 11:59:18 PST 2008

Daniel Phillips <phillips at phunq.net> writes:

>> We just had a NTFS corruption report when a user accidentially overwrote 
>> his NTFS. Thankfully we found the tux3 signature, tux3 mounted fine then 
>> the user also confirmed he was testing tux3 and formatted the wrong 
>> partition.
> Set the first 4K and last sector to zero?

Ah, I was forgetting about it. I think, first 1024bytes (FAT, NTFS, and EFI),
and last 64kbytes (EFI, and MD RAID), should be enough. Right?
OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi at mail.parknet.co.jp>

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