Subject: Re: /rescue, crunchgen'ed?
To: tld <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/30/2002 14:38:32
On Fri, 30 Aug 2002, tld wrote:

> 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? :)

Would be better, yes.

> > A big danger is accidental overwriting.
> Overwriting of /rescue? Uhm...
> Yes, that's possible.

Corrupted file system is not unheard of, and often a reason why things
break down. :-)


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