Subject: Re: /rescue, crunchgen'ed?
To: tld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 08/30/2002 13:07:27
> Johnny Billquist wrote:
> > That will only catch physically broken sectors on devices which don't
> > automatically remap broken sectors without notice.
> Then add an MD5 check? Checksum? CRC? :)
> > A big danger is accidental overwriting.
> Overwriting of /rescue? Uhm...
> Yes, that's possible.
So is overwriting of /bin/sh with /bin/rm.
These are all rather pointless mind games, they don't really make anything
more or less safe.