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SubjectRe: TO HELL WITH IT THEN......(re: disk-destroyer.c)
On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, Andre Hedrick wrote:

> If you try to pass raw taskfile command to the drive and you have no clue.
> The hardware will BUCK 99% of the time.
> Using the kernel IOCTL, it BUCKS 5% of the time and the damage is done.
> Baically, you want me to continue helping you destroy your hardware.
> I will not be a part of that!

Care to give a little better explanation? What do you mean by

> Do you allow USB to send unrestricted commands that will damage the
> hardware?
> You know that I can publish how to take Linux down with the current IOCTLs
> and ROOT can not stop the attack. If this is what it takes to bring Linux
> to it's knees gain the needed protection I may consider it.

This is *exactly* why you're having problems. Threatening people is
*not* going to help. You're using FUD tactics to try and get your way and
it should not *ever* work. It's immoral and wrong. You want people to
consider your patch? Show it's merits, don't threaten them that you'll
try and destroy them if you don't get your way.


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