3.7 Use Cfdisk to Prepare the Partition

To ensure your disk is properly partioned and the partition table is zeroed out, use cfdisk and complete the following steps.

  1. At the command line, enter cfdisk /dev/sba.

    An error usually displays indicating the partion is invalid.

  2. When prompted, select Yes to zero out the partition.

  3. Select Write from the menu to write out the partition tables.