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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
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Le sam 21/08/2004 à 08:58, David Greaves a écrit :

> Can someone explain why it isn't anyone with _write_ access to the device?
> Surely it's better to drop a user into a group or setgid a program?
>
> If I have write access to a device then I can wipe it's media anyway.
> Is there something I'm missing?

If you have write access to a single partition only, you could always
screw the entire disk (and with firmware upload, it's really totally
screwed).

Xav

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