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Subject: Re: P#11260 Task closed by nls: lets keybox import its database from an external text file

Re: P#11260 Task closed by nls: lets keybox import its database from an external text file

From: Jens Arnold <jens_at_jens-arnold.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 09:07:06 +0200

Am 21.08.2010 11:48, schrieb Nils Wallménius:

> A schredding (secure delete) function could probably be implemented
> but wouldn't be reliable on flash based targets where we do not have a
> software FTL.

In fact it wouldn't be possible on ATA targets either. The ATA 'disk'
might actually be an SSD/ CF card (hardware FTL issue again). Even if it
isn't, an ordinary hard disk (IDE or SCSI) also does internal sector
remapping if problems are detected.

Jens
Received on 2010-08-23


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