Wipe a drive clean

Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Mon Jun 23 20:26:31 UTC 2008

In response to Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl>:

> Note that wiping flash drives way will
> shorten the lifespan of the device.

This statement is largely obsolete.  Modern flash has rewrite cycles
that often exceed traditional platter-based disks.

Bill Moran

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