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Subject: Re: Newsflash! I unlocked my fujitsu drive!
From: Magnus Andersson (
Date: 2002-03-01

Well... maybe there was only one byte that was randomized as password then?
And my lucky star decided that, in my case, it should be a zero.
Therefore making the password blank?

Oh well, it Can be done at least. Obvioulsy. ;)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nielsen Linus (ext)" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 8:29 AM
Subject: RE: Newsflash! I unlocked my fujitsu drive!

> > I did it!
> > I unlocked my fujitsu drive!
> > The solution was very simple. But first, some history >;)
> > Yes, that's right... I didn't forget to type it. The password is "",
> zip, nothing.
> > Just choose unlock with user password, enter, and then disable with user
> password, enter,
> Strange. I wonder what password the atapwd utility sends to the drive.
> is no such thing
> as a empty password in the ATA spec. It is always 32 bytes. I guess atapwd
> sends it 32 zero
> bytes.
> Anyway. That is good news, since the password may not be random at all!
> Now I may dare to work with my jukebox after all!
> /Linus

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