Re: storing tripwire files on floppy

From: Jordan Timothy Cox (nospam@wanted.com)
Date: 03/06/03


From: Jordan Timothy Cox <nospam@wanted.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2003 16:50:50 -0600

On Thu, 06 Mar 2003 04:44:46 GMT
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@verizon.net> wrote:

> aaron wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I've seen some people saying that you are best served keeping
> > certain tripwire files on a write protected floppy. I can't find
> > the references now and i'm not sure which files were to be stored
> > on the floppy as a"best practice" as far as security goes. I
> > tried just changing the references to /etc/tripwire in the
> > twcfg.txt and tcpol.txt to/mnt/floppy but the device filled up.
> >
> > HELP..
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Aaron
>
> A floppy is often too small these days. A CD-R is better, since you
> can make it fully bootable with a suite of testing tools.
>

And finding a fully working floppy disk these days... whoo-whee,
that's hard. I actually had to go purchase a new one, all of my
currently owned ones were corrupted.

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