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[liberationtech] CryptoParty Handbook
mk at dee.su
Thu Oct 4 23:59:33 PDT 2012
On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 8:33 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> Wear levelling is a function of newer devices (your old
> USB flash sticks are unlikely to have it, but your new
> SSD definitely has) and it hides damaged blocks
> transparently by using the overprovisioned flash
> block pool (its size depending on on whether consumder or
> enterprise drive, the latter having more overprovisioning).
Does it mean that you ran the commands above on a FAT32-formatted
media and got a result different from 0?
> It might be possible to access the damaged blocks
> via a debug function, or by flashing the drive
> with custom firmware.
Did you try a bigger file?
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