On 04-Mar-2014 18:00 -0800, Jerome Draper wrote:
Suggestions for doing a DOD erase of an IBMi?
1. PRPQ Disk Sanitizer
2. Map a drive and use a Windows disk clean pgm
3. Boot Linux and use a Linux disk clean pgm
4. Other solution?
Option-1, or Option-4 whereby a similarly DOD-certified\approved
feature is performed against each\every drive.
Option-2 is not a valid option. A mapped drive is not an equivalent
to actually /giving/ the entire disk unit to Win.
Option-3, I do not understand what is implied; but assuming that the
"Linux disk clean pgm" is an effective equivalent to the "PRPQ Disk
Sanitizer" and simply allows obtaining that equivalent feature either at
no cost or at a lesser cost than the PRPQ, then that seems just as good
an option as Option-1, but of course requiring whatever extra work is
required to 'boot Linux'.