Life in an insecure world

C. Scott Ananian cscott at
Wed Feb 4 10:33:41 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 12:22 AM, John Watlington <wad at> wrote:
> Should we care ?  I just proved that it is possible for any kid in
> Peru to slag their laptop by
> simply typing "sudo rm -rf /*" in a terminal window, a similar feat
> of child-like naivete.

Alt-boot could recover from most cases like this -- although it will
always be possible to do something similar.

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