What does this do? (was: Re: MailMonitor for Exchange delivery from quarantine)

Dylan dylan at dylan.me.uk
Thu Oct 10 12:09:48 PDT 2002


On Friday 11 October 2002 00:04, you wrote:
> ROFL...
>
> Dan Osterrath's signature is pretty cute if you ask me:
>
> Dump random data (symbolically called "the world device") into your
> blackhole of no return (symbolically called "your world device").
>

Thank you. Humour is a great teacher! I wasn't prepared to type it in to find 
out (just in case!!) Curiosity hasn't killed this rabbit, ... yet

Just for the record, how would one stop the dd? What I mean, I suppose, is how 
di I go about fining out which process to kill?

Dylan

>
> That's a pretty good representation of how these mailing lists function for
> the most part... random questions and answers from all over the world get
> dumped into the void of those who will listen... hopefully from time to
> time some of it sticks.
>
> At 17:56 10/10/02 +0100, Dylan wrote:
> >On Thursday 10 October 2002 16:12, you wrote:
> >> %> ln -s /dev/null /dev/brain
> >> %> ln -s /dev/urandom /dev/world
> >> %> dd if=/dev/world of=/dev/brain
> >
> >??
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