On Thu, 29 Oct 2015 16:24:00 -0700, John-Mark Gurney <j...@funkthat.com> wrote:
> Lyndon Nerenberg wrote this message on Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 19:06 -0700: > > On Oct 24, 2015, at 12:06 PM, John-Mark Gurney <j...@funkthat.com> 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. > > Being a personal user, and having close to a 10% RMA rate on recent > hard drives, that would be a bit costly... > > I consider a HD defective if it's under waranty and it's performance > drops below 80% of new, i.e. 130MB/sec normal sequential write drops > below 100MB/sec.. > > The weekest point is the passphrase/passfile protecting the master > key... In my case, I use a random passfile for these drives... If > someone is able to break the passfile, or the AES-256 encryption, then > they must really want my data... It'd be easier, even for governments, > to do a black bag job than recover partial data (it's one drive of a > RAIDZ array)... > > -- > John-Mark Gurney Voice: +1 415 225 5579 > > "All that I will do, has been done, All that I have, has not." > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" FWIW I've several WD eide that corrupt with twed0... fix them with dosdlg.exe on floppy (long test, an hour...) and they work fine as primary eide drives a long while thereafter (not secondary on twed0...) in case that saves anyone some time/money... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"