[maemo-users] Wipe files

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Mon Aug 6 10:33:46 EEST 2007

> On Aug 5, 2007, at 1:39 PM, "n800 at massone.name" <n800 at massone.name>
> wrote:
>> I would like to know if somebody knows about an application to
>> permanently delete files for Nokia N800.

Because flash wears out (eventually), getting things physically
overwritten can take a lot of time, or it might never happen because
JFFS2 does wear-leveling and just garbage collects overwritten blocks
and writes the new content elsewhere.

ext Jonathan Greene wrote:
> How about reflashing the device...  Should make it quite fresh -- like  
> out of the box.

I think that's the best way.

	- Eero

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