On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 12:20 +1000, Martin Pool wrote: > On 30 Aug 2006, James Gray <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > So the call goes out - anyone know of anything that will do this? I > > happy to roll-my-own boot CD etc, but I'm turning up blanks for the > > data scrubber. It's pretty simple though (to meet the .jp > > requirements): > > 1. write a constant pattern to *every* sector on the drive (either 00 > > or FF) > > 2. log the result of #1 > > 3. celebrate your superiority for erasing the drive. > > Just curious - where do you log it, if you're running off a boot cd and > just clobbered the drives? Onto a new partition? Clearly, you log it onto the drive as you wipe it. ;) Rob -- GPG key available at: <http://www.robertcollins.net/keys.txt>.
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