fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Thu Jul 19 14:57:50 UTC 2012

On Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:26:57 +0200 (CEST), Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > agencies recover overwritten data?" at
> >
> >   http://www.nber.org/sys-admin/overwritten-data-gutmann.html
> at first - it should be asked "can agencies recover your data without 
> being overwritten" first.

Sure, because it's stored on Facebook & in the Cloud. :-)

> Finally use geli (or similar method) ALWAYS, no matter if you have highly 
> important data, naked girls photos or just games. Just to say NO to 
> any government agencies that terrorize you using your own money.
> At least in Poland you are not required by law to provide any passwords. 
> Encryption is legal.

That depends on local legislation. As you said, it's legal in
Poland, but it's not in the UK anymore, if I understood it

Related article, I thought I'd share it with the list:


It also contains a link to the actual law.

> Can all paranoid here finally put their hard drives to fire so they will 
> heat over curie point, and then - end that offtopic?

Why pollute the environment with fire? What's wrong with a good
old-fashioned hammer session, executed on the disk platters? :-)

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