dev builds
themes manual
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
dev guide

Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: big problem with locked drive
From: Björn Stenberg (
Date: 2003-01-30

Torben Klein wrote:
> I don't see the command named security erase prepare and security erase
> unit. I can choose prepare to erase unit and the program says command
> complete, but when i then select erase unit i get the error "command
> rejected by drive" again. Seems as if this way doesn't work. Are there any
> other ways to solve the problem?

No, this is the only way. Did you run the commands right after each other? You are not allowed to run any other command between prepare and erase.

Maybe there is a bug in atapwd. I have never tried these command myself. Try contacting the author Alex Mina.


Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew