[TUHS] What was your "Aha, Unix!" moment?
arrigo at alchemistowl.org
Thu Oct 24 01:26:03 AEST 2019
I had posted a question on sys.unix.wizards about this a long long time ago when in academia. The gist of it was: “when does the system die after issuing the lethal command?”
We tested on a limited number of systems (Linux with kernel around 1.0, SunOS 4.1.4, SGI Irix and both DEC OSF/1 and Ultrix) but I lost the results :(
> On 23 Oct 2019, at 17:11, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> I posted a "paper" here about how to recover from that on a Masscomp
> so yeah, guilty as well. It was a learning experience.
> On Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 11:08:57AM -0400, Arthur Krewat wrote:
>> More than one of us have done that in our lifetime ;)
>> On 10/23/2019 1:13 AM, Gilles Gravier wrote:
>>> "sudo rm -rf /tmp /*"
> Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com http://www.mcvoy.com/lm
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