[UFO Chicago] recommendations for completely erasing a hard drive?
brian at planetshwoop.com
Mon May 28 19:29:50 PDT 2007
Charles Marshall wrote:
> Boot into a Knoppix cd, then:
> cat /dev/zero > /dev/[s|h]d[a|b|c|d]
> Haven't done it in a while, but I think that worked when I had to do it.
Hmm. That would certainly work, but I seem to recall a tool that did 5
passes (all 1s, then all 0s, etc.) to make sure it was erased. Does
that ring a bell?
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