lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2006]   [Aug]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: ext3 corruption
Theodore Tso wrote:
> To be fair, there are plenty of other dangerous things that you can do
> with Windows that don't have warning messages pop-up. And using the
> loop driver is of a complexity which is higher than what you would
> expect of a typical Windows user. You might as well complain that
> Linux doesn't give a warning message when you run some command like
> "rm -rf /", or "dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/hda". I'm sure there are
> similar commands (probably involving regedit :-) that are just as
> dangerous from the Windows cmd.exe window.....

Hardly comparable..

"rm", "dd if=/dev/null", "format c:" is meant to nuke your harddrive.
The loop driver just does it as a nasty side effect of a stinky
implementation.
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2006-08-14 19:23    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site