Reply to post: Re: Scavenge

Disk drive fired 'Frisbees of death' across data centre after storage admin crossed his wires

Stoneshop Silver badge

Re: Scavenge

The drive was full of crud which was once either platter surface or bits of the heads.

A colleague of mine specialised in disk drives was busy rebuilding one of them after a disk crash, when the system manager came in and looked at the brownish deposit on the inside of the disk tub. The answer to "What's this stuff then?" made him go rather pale, and silent.

"Your data"

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