[Rule] Data wiping boot disk

Arrigo Marchiori dido at quipo.it
Fri Feb 9 20:16:09 EET 2007


On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 03:23:30AM +0000, Liam Proven wrote:

> The snag being that something /shred/ or /srm/ won't work if you only
> have read access to a filesystem from Linux - e.g. if you're looking
> an an NTFS volume.

You could still shred /dev/partition! 

I did some time ago it with "wipe /dev/hda" and it worked, destroying both
Windows and Linux data. Of course, it was a mistake... :-/



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