Re: Floppy stuff [was Re: What is the dd command ???]
Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 02:02:10PM -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:
microwave (he he)
I'd think that would burn it up, not degauss it :-)
a quick google search turned that up as a possible way to degauss a
disk (including such other dubios methods as putting it in a vacuum
cleaner). The reasoning was that the microwave would have a
sufficient field strength to do it. Not. But if you leave it in long
enough the metal shield over the access port will arc to the
hub. That's pretty exciting!
+microwave +oven +fun
turned up 1,600,000 hits. The first couple are places I have
seen before. One guy claims he lived through his experiences,
but I have doubts. His web site may be "ghost written".
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