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Re: Wiping Out Data

Subject: Re: Wiping Out Data
From: Brian Fahrlander
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 03:20:03 -0500
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Amichai Rotman wrote:
> Hello All,
> 
> I have a bunch of Hard disks I would like to donate. I would like to
> completely wipe out the date from the Hard disks so I can calmly donate the
> disks without worrying other people will be able to read my data.
> 
> I am looking for an app to completely wipe out the data (kinda walking 1s
> and 0s)....
> 
> Any such app any of you can recommend?

    90% of them will be stopped by having an EXT3 filesystem on it...but
that's no solution. Freshmeat.net is a good place to look if you don't
get a quick answer; several exist- I just don't remember the names, or
the keywords I used to find them the first time.

    ...though "wipe" was a part of it.

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