"shred" or mounting?
mike at boobaz.net
Mon Aug 12 16:09:37 PDT 2002
Or, better yet, try using 'autoclave':
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On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 at 16:08, Zanfur wrote:
|Try this instead:
| # dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/hda1 bs=8192
|That's fairly secure, especially if you do it three times. You may have
|to make the urandom or random node.
|Hope this helps. Cheers!
|On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 10:36:25PM +0200, metax at gmx.net wrote:
|> actually I am using the linux resuce set from http://www.innominate.de/ which is very nice.
|> however my problem:
|> I want to erase securely the first partition on my first hard disk using the Innominate rescue cd - so I use "shred" which is included into the rescue cd.
|> After the login I typed:
|> # mknod /dev/hda1 b 3 1
|> # shred -x -v /dev/hda1
|> however it didn´t work, first it seemed to be - I did not become any error message. but the hard disk was only read/written for approximately one second, then
|> the prompt reappeared.
|> could this problem base on "shred" or on mounting the hard disks?
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