[rescue] E450 wiping as we speak...
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Tue Feb 21 19:45:22 CST 2006
If I'm going to do them one by one I'll probably just plug them into
the 711 box I have that already runs an internal SCA.
It occurs to me after posting though that I'd have to do the rack one
"half" at a time if I can connect directly to it. I'll just have to
wait until I get it home.
Failing anything I _know_ I can down my Netra 150 and plug all 10
drives into that box and a laptop into the bus because that box is the
one that you connect the internal JBOD to the bus via an external
On Feb 21, 2006, at 7:36 PM, Bryan Gurney wrote:
> I don't know about connecting a whole bus to the laptop, but you could
> connect each drive to the laptop and wipe it with DBAN this way. It
> ultimately comes down to whether you have the SCA 80 to 68-pin HD
> connector converter. This converter is a circuit board with a 68-pin
> SCSI connector and a 4-pin Molex power on one side, and an SCA 80 male
> connector on the other. Just connect the drive to the converter, and
> laptop to the other side of the converter.
> On Tue, 21 Feb 2006 14:48:38 -0500, Mike Hebel <nimitz at nimitzbrood.com>
>> Heisenberg's cat coughed up a hairball from... Mike Hebel
>>> I've decided that dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/dsk/md/d10 is enough for
>>> I'll wipe each drive more securely when I get it home later in the
>>> Thanks for all the suggestions!
>> *DING!* (Lightbulb goes on.)
>> It's been years since I looked inside but couldn't I just unplug the
>> bus and plug it into a laptop with SCSI that will boot DBAN? Then
>> securely wipe all the drives at once? Will the E450 bus cables reach
>> far? Hmm...
>> You are trapped in a maze of twisty corporate suits. All the same...
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