Subject: Re: Ctrl+Alt+Esc = db>
To: Harry Waddell <>
From: Roland Dowdeswell <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/26/2003 21:53:21
On 1043632881 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
Harry Waddell wrote:

>A couple good points, but ideally one would have at least some degree of
>physical security that would prevent someone from pulling the plug, etc...
>Even a bank atm machine left unattended long enough will succumb to a
>crow bar. 

Yes, the cutting of the replies elided the supposition from earlier in
the thread that the box was physically secure.

>At the risk of sounding really dumb, since I haven't really thought this
>through, but if the kiosk is running an application, couldn't one use a
>non-concole usb keyboard and wrap the application in a shell script
>such that wsconscfg would attach and detach the keyboard before and after
>the application runs?

That would work as well, I think.

    Roland Dowdeswell                      http://www.Imrryr.ORG/~elric/