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Bricked my kurobox

Tom Metro wrote:
> He assumed the box was designed to automatically handle a raw drive. I'm
> not familiar enough with a kurobox to know if that's the case. Is it
> indeed sold without a drive and you just pop in a raw drive and it takes
> care of setting it up? If so, then it does sound like something has gone
> wrong with the flash drive. Though if you haven't attempted to do
> anything to the flash drive, it may still be an issue with the hard drive.

I assume you don't want to dd the entire driver because you'll lose your

> Are you sure you wiped enough? The command above suggests you only
> zeroed out the first 1024 bytes. I'd expect more to need to be cleared
> in order to overwrite the partition table. Trashing the MBR might not do
> much if the kurobox always boots from flash, and then loads a kernel
> from the hard drive.

Nope.  Standard PC MBR is first 512 bytes of the disk (0x0000 - 0x01ff).
  The partition table starts at 0x01be and goes +0x0064.  Didn't you
guys ever get an old MBR virus back in the day!???!?!
Kristian Hermansen

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