[CentOS] OT: hardware: sanitizing a dead SSD?

Wed May 9 15:52:53 UTC 2018
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Wed, 9 May 2018, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> Federal contractor here, too. (I'm the OP). For disks that work, shred or
> DBAN is what we use. For dead disks, we do the paperwork, and get them
> deGaussed. SSD's are a brand new issue. We haven't had to deal with them
> yet, but it's surely coming, so we might as well figure it out now.

Does anyone use hdparm's enhanced security erase feature for wiping working

Sounds more secure than DBAN/shred, and potentially faster too.  It's not
something I've used.