#36 PC: wipe failure always

dban-2.0.0_i586
open
driver (19)
8
2009-04-16
2009-04-16
No

using IDE drives, sometimes SATA, on different machines, I get the same result. DBAN refuses to work no matter which version is chosen. If I remember right, it won't wipe - it just gives an error.
this is on PC's that are 1GHz AMD or intel or better.
Jim Michaels

Discussion

  • Jim Michaels

    Jim Michaels - 2009-04-16
    • priority: 5 --> 8
     
  • Jim Michaels

    Jim Michaels - 2009-04-16

    changed priority to 8. this software is seriously broken for PC's.

     
  • ultra combo

    ultra combo - 2010-06-03

    Please see ticket 2988662 for simple configuration options that may help. Also please update the manufacturer of the motherboard which is usually the cause your wipe errors.

     
  • Jim Michaels

    Jim Michaels - 2010-06-04

    A lot of BIOS simply DON'T have that sort of option as described in that bug report. take Dell for example. the drive is either there or it's not. that's it.
    please fix the software.

     

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