At 05:44 PM 1/22/2002, spinhead wrote: >We have a couple dozen 9 gig ide drives with RH Linux on them, filled with >proprietary data. Is there a viable diskwipe utility (can run from Windows >or Linux, we don't care) which will reliably clear the disks? A friend of mine who used to work with classified data told be the best disk wiping tool was a lathe. I owe a tip - forth coming. --- Anthony Baratta President Keyboard Jockeys "Conformity is the refuge of the unimaginative."