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?
I just checked the numbers and I think you're erasing as fast as you
can. That's a large hard drive and given the write speed of a spinning
disk, that's the time it will take. Can you not write them all at the