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Old February 4, 2009, 04:53 PM
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I usually remove drives from systems and physically remove the platters inside. They can make neat looking coasters.
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Old February 4, 2009, 05:01 PM
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Depends, you'll want to keep the fire on the HDD long enough that the platters will melt. :P

I found /dev/random and /dev/urandom to be too slow and that's why I switched over to dban, or badblocks -w.
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