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Sat Oct 26 09:02:20 EDT 2002
On Sat, 26 Oct 2002 07:06:54 -0400
"Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier at storm.ca> wrote:
> Careful playing with those options. Read the manpage fully, and do
> it in
> single-user mode. Toasting one's harddrive with hdparm is not difficult.
> My wife has done it once already.
The above should be clarified a bit. Toasting the *data* on one's hard
drive is not difficult with careless hdparm ise. Toasting the hard drive
is only possible if the hard drive manufacturer has some *massive* flaw
designed into it.
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