Unimplemented function KERNEL32.dll.FindFirstVolumeW
patrol at sinus.cz
Tue Nov 20 07:10:08 CST 2007
> mhhh - since it cost me more then one hour to find out why my machine reboots and triggering a reboot by just _reading_ a file on my system, device node or not is at least very weird behaviour from a user`s perspective.
> >waiting for an user-space daemon to start handling of /dev/watchdog file (opening it and manipulating it from time to time to show that it's still alive.
> >When you cat the file, kernel recognizes it as that such an app is taking over control of the watchdog and starts it.
> it`s looks a little bit too simple for me. triggering a reboot just by some simple open() and read() and close() ?
> let`s wait what the maintainer has to tell.
OK, Roland, but it's Linux :-). Isn't "rm -rf /" a simple command ? Yes, it is :-). Less keystrokes than "cat /dev/watchdog". And its impact is even more catastrophic :-). It's the reason why working as root is so much discouraged.
With regards, Pavel Troller
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