[Novalug] Cleaning a hard disk
kevin at pheared.net
Fri Dec 29 15:21:14 EST 2006
On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 07:59:44PM +0000, Tux subscriber Dave Aronson wrote:
> Charles M Howe [mailto:cmhowe at patriot.net] writes:
> > I have an 80 gb hard disk that I want to scrub. How do I do that?
> If you want to raise it even more, check out DBAN (Darik's Boot and Nuke), which overwrites the entire disk with more-random bits SEVERAL times; see http://dban.sourceforge.net/ for details.
Don't forget grinding the platters or all other types of elaborate hard
disk destruction possibilities. Put the metal blade (aka "the torch")
in your super sawzall and unleash 13 amps of fun. Perhaps you can find
a place to melt it down. Some ideas may require more bodily protection
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