Easiest way to convert crusty cassettes to MP3s & VHS to DVDs?
bofh at stremler.net
Mon Mar 14 14:26:46 PST 2005
begin quoting Steve Bibayoff as of Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 12:37:13PM -0800:
> On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:30:56 -0800, John H. Robinson, IV <jhriv at ucsd.edu> wrote:
> > You may run into problems if the system has to access a swapped-ou
> > process after the swap partition/file has been obliterated.
> And/or if the kernel tries to swap out a process, and finds that swap
> no longer exists.
So the truly paranoid would run machines without swap.
So we need:
sudo swapoff -a && nohup sudo dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/hda bs=1M & exit
-Stewart "Although shred does seem to be designed for this" Stremler
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