Shredder ?!

Chanchao custom at
Fri Dec 8 08:04:29 UTC 2006


> I forgot to add in my other reply: note that man shred says that is not
> secure on journaled file systems, raid-based file systems, NFS 3, and
> compressed file systems. So it is actually pretty useless.
> Here is some info:
> >From this it seems that wiping files on ntfs is also not secure, but I
> am no Windows expert

Just read the article, thanks!!

I'm using ReiserFS on my Ubuntu partitions, however, following the
recommendation in the wikipedia article, it seems it uses 'ordered data
mode', which would suggest that safe wiping is possible:

[17179578.396000] ReiserFS: hda7: using ordered data mode
[17179608.024000] ReiserFS: hda8: using ordered data mode

Though the article doesn't mention ReiserFS specifically, just ext3.

Thanks for all the links and background info!!


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