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Re: how to sweep hard disk of confidential data



HS writes:
> The second method that I have read is to delete everything from the disk
> and then write a large file (how to get his? random data?) repeatedly and
> fill the disk. Then remove these files with 'wipe'.

Too complex.  Just use Wipe on /dev/hda (or just on the partitions
containing sensitive data).
-- 
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI



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