[CentOS] wiping out data on a disk (no physical acess to the machine)
yinyang at eburg.com
Sun Jan 13 00:05:36 UTC 2013
On 01/08/2013 02:06 PM, Yungwei Chen wrote:
> I need to securely wipe out a disk on a remote machine, but I don't have access to that machine.
> Therefore I cannot use the LiveCD+shred (or dd) combination.
If you have enough RAM to hold the live disk, you can boot the whole
thing from grub, probably using memdisk. If you boot a live image with
memdisk, you can safely wipe the hard disks without the running kernel
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