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Re: rkhunter found this...



On Thursday, Mar 26th 2009 at 20:30 -0000, quoth Tom Horsley:

=>Doing "whatever > /dev/null" wasn't too bad, but when
=>someone said "whatever < /dev/null" amazingly random things
=>could happen.

Years ago I had a client who ran out of disk. I eventually found out that 
he was backing up to /dev/hda3 but had misspelled it as /dev/hea3 which 
didn't exist. So, as root, he was writing to a plain file in dev. :-)

-- 
Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like a banana. Stranger things have  .0.
happened but none stranger than this. Does your driver's license say Organ ..0
Donor?Black holes are where God divided by zero. Listen to me! We are all- 000
individuals! What if this weren't a hypothetical question?
steveo at syslang.net


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