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Automate HDD formatter

Automate HDD formatter is a bash script using several Linux command to achieve automation of mass-formatting hard drives.The commands include "dd","parted",and "disktype". It could be useful if a business sells portable hard drives, to automate diagnostics and get portable drive info, or to allow an unskilled worker to format drives in mass quantities.

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Last announcement

New feature write HDD attribute into log file. 21 Jan 2010 05:33

/var/log/formater.log Hard disk's format date serial number, model ,size and speed will now auto append into formater.log

Recent releases

  •  21 Jan 2010 05:20

    Release Notes: Stability was improved.

    •  23 Jun 2009 05:51

      Release Notes: awk is now used to capture the output of commands. Size is now displayed correctly.

      •  23 Jun 2009 02:43

        Release Notes: Bugs were fixed. Hard disk model and serial are now logged into format.log.

        •  19 Jun 2009 07:20

          Release Notes: This release adds a speed test and adjusts the screen display.

          •  12 Jun 2009 17:06

            Release Notes: Initial freshmeat release.


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