#30 badblocks: option to skip read/compare test with -w

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nobody
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2012-11-28
2010-01-05
Brian
No

This is a request for a command-line option that allows skipping of the read/compare test in the badblocks program. This would be very useful for securely wiping a disk, and where the compare test is not needed. It would cut the time to wipe a disk in half.

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