Securely erasing pinephone
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Hi all,

I am looking to sell my pinephone and want to securely erase it first, what is the best way of doing this?

I am thinking:
  • Boot from another distro on an SD card
  • Run shred on all partitions on the eMMC
  • Reinstall OS using jump drive image

I think this would work fine but I am wondering
  • Is there a better way of doing this?
  • Is it ok to nuke the eMMC like this or is there firmware, bootloaders etc. on the eMMC that would brick the phone if removed?

Cheers
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Securely erasing pinephone - by Byte - 01-15-2022, 11:26 AM
RE: Securely erasing pinephone - by zetabeta - 01-15-2022, 01:24 PM
RE: Securely erasing pinephone - by Byte - 01-15-2022, 02:22 PM

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