Subject: Re: easy ways to crash your NetBSD system
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/03/1996 19:38:28
>Two easy ways to crash a NetBSD system - is it only my system or...?
>1. main(void) { while(1) fork(); }

Ahhh.  The problem here is that you have main() prototyped incorrectly :-)

(Sorry, couldn't resist).

I think a lot of Unixes lose big on this one.

>2. use dd to copy data from a raw disk partition to /dev/null and set
>   the block size to a big value (like 8 megs).

What happens when you do this?