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Date:      Tue, 9 Oct 2012 12:35:47 +0200
From:      "C. P. Ghost" <cpghost@cordula.ws>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Unlocking HDD ATA password
Message-ID:  <CADGWnjVuo_7ucj8sD8rkOZmGFpTTdKnO_TKY3ZgWjEG5mQdOsw@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20121008232937.72dff7dc.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <20121008232937.72dff7dc.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 11:29 PM, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
> I have a question regarding the use (or the "make usable again")
> of hard disks locked with ATA password: I have a Samsung disk
> (2.5" with PATA interface) and approx. 160 GB capacity which
> is locked by some ATA password which nobody knows.
>
> What tool is to be used in FreeBSD to transmit the password to
> the unit in order to "wake it up"?

camcontrol(8) maybe? After some patching?

http://blog.multiplay.co.uk/2011/08/freebsd-security-support-for-ata-devices-via-camcontrol/

I have not tried it and don't know if it is what you need;
I just found it while googling.

-cpghost.

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