Subject: easy ways to crash your NetBSD system
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: David Gilbert <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/03/1996 23:23:23
>>>>> "Jukka" == Jukka Marin <> writes:

Jukka> Two easy ways to crash a NetBSD system - is it only my system
Jukka> or...?  1. main(void) { while(1) fork(); }

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

	Not to be an extreme picker of nits (your first point seems
valid), but since when does the average sysadmin leave raw disk
partitions world readable?  Now if you could do the same thing with
the tape device, then it would be more serious.


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