Clear ZFS metadata as an intaller feature


Renowned Member
Mar 14, 2012
I am playing around with test installed and there are many i reuse during testing.
If there is a ZFS signature, PM installer will fail with unable to create the pool.
Therefor it would be nice to have an option which would delete ZFS signature, which in reality for me means rewriting first and last sector of the drive. Something along the lines:
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdXX bs=512 count=20
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdXX bs=512 seek=$(( $(blockdev --getsz /dev/sdXX) - 4096 )) count=1M

Here is a feature request.


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