Re: Unchangeable passwords

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (nkadel_at_comcast.net)
Date: 10/05/03


Date: Sat, 04 Oct 2003 18:30:00 -0400

erik wrote:

> Volker Birk wrote:
>
>
>>erik <erik@geenspam.vanwesten.net> wrote:
>>
>>># dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda
>>>System not responding...
>>
>>Unbelievable! Try it again at your second machine, it
>>_must_ work!
>>
>>VB.
>
>
> # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda
> System not responding...
>
> EJ, who wonders how many machines he has to try to get it to work ;-)

Try it on a SCSI box. Then for those machines, try this:

        dd if=/dev/random of=`df / | grep /$ | awk '{print $1}'`

If you're going to suggest a procedure, you've got to deal with the
weird cases.....



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