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Subject: Re: big problem with locked drive
From: Torben Klein (goger_at_gmx.de)
Date: 2003-01-31


I used the suggested passwords from the rockbox homepage, but it seems as if
they don't work. Is there someone who knows the master-pw for a hitachi dk
23aa-60? I cannot imagine that I'm the only one experiencing this problem.

Torben

----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, January 31, 2003 9:24 AM
Subject: Re: big problem with locked drive

> Torben Klein wrote:
> > I found a desciption to erase a disk using debug, may this unlock the
disk?
>
> Only if it uses the SECURITY ERASE UNIT command.
>
> > Or is there kind of a masterpassword for hitachi disks?
>
> Yes, all disks have a brand-specific default factory master password.
Usually something simple like empty or all spaces. It can be very difficult
to find out, though, since drive manufacturers generally don't want to tell
you.
>
> I got the impression you already found out the password. If not, this is
where you should focus your effort.
>
> --
> Björn
>



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