Re: low-level formatter for linux

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On Tue, 2009-08-18 at 00:05 +0000, g wrote:
> when i want to totally destroy a disk platter, i burn off oxide
> coating using lighter fluid. works just as good and does not stink up
> grill. besides, who wants their stakes smelling and tasting like
> oxide.

Years ago, I let my young nephew play with an old hard drive, vice
grips, a drill, and a hammer.  It kept him out of our hair for a very
long time, and there was nothing salvageable left of the drive.  ;-)

You could, of course, try running Windows on the drive.  It seems
excellent at destroying data without even trying.

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