On 1/25/19 6:45 PM, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
I'm using shred on some 2Tb USB disk drive that I plan to give
far it has taken 8 hours to shred 50% of the drive, which implies that
it will take about 16 hours to shred the whole drive. I have another 2
drives to go.
Is there a quicker way to protect my data when I give the drives away,
other than smashing the drives to bits?
Thanks - jon
Figure out what your /dev/sdxx is.
as root (#):
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdxx
This will also discharge all your cells too.