error 28


New Member
here is the dban.txt with an error message. Any way to tell what happened and how much of the hard drives were nuked?

2003/09/11 08:28:29] dban: Darik's Boot and Nuke 0.4.0 started.
[2003/09/11 08:28:29] dban: Found floppy drive /dev/floppy/0.
[2003/09/11 08:28:29] dban: Found /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/disc.
[2003/09/11 08:28:29] dban: Found /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/disc.
[2003/09/11 08:28:29] dban: 256508 kilobytes free.
[2003/09/11 08:28:31] dban: Found 0 seed files on the floppy disk.
[2003/09/11 08:28:51] dban: Erase started.
[2003/09/11 14:57:37] dban: Error: Wipe failed with return 28.

ohh i see, i should upgrade to 1.0 and try again?
Are you sure the drive does not have a bad sector?
Do a low level format and then rerun DBAN.