Lyndon Nerenberg wrote:
> On Oct 24, 2015, at 12:06 PM, John-Mark Gurney <> wrote:
>> The thing I like most about encryption is that when I RMA a bad
>> drive, I don't have to worry about my data leaking if I am unable
>> to overwrite all the data...
> You are optimistic if you believe that.  We ($WORK) factor the cost of 
> DOA/warranty drives into our operational budget.  They never get RMAed.  We 
> drill them when they die.

Can only second that. One of the reasons why we work with hardware
vendors that offer Keep-your-drive warranty. That way, we get to keep
the broken drive and still get them RMA'ed. Can definitly recommend that ;)


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