Subject: Re: Changed device node
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Martti Kuparinen <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/23/2005 14:33:14
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

>>Checking setuid files and devices:
>>Block device changes:
>>brw-r-----  1  root  operator  19,  1  May  9   18:27:41  2005  /dev/ld0b
>>brw-r-----  1  root  operator  19,  1  Nov  22  05:31:19  2005  /dev/ld0b
> Was there a panic that resulted in a core dump?  Savecore will write to 
> the swap area.

Yes, and it was around 07:30 EEST (UTC+2) so that would explain the
weird time.

The system was printing a lot of errors on the console so I hit
Ctrl+Alt+Esc and rebooted the whole thing. I was running out of
file descriptors (or something like that) and was unable to
even login on the console...