[sclug] (Reiser)

Dickon Hood sclug at splurge.fluff.org
Mon Apr 28 22:25:59 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 23:13:36 +0100, John Stumbles wrote:
: Dickon Hood wrote:

: >...  Good filesystems  ... should
: >certainly never utterly screw themselves when running the recovery tool
: >over them when the filesystem happens to contain a file containing a
: >filesystem image.  ReiserFS will do this.  This is a fundamental failure.

: Surely this is a very real DOS attack on a shared system. User 
: (disgruntled employee, loony student etc) creates ReiserFS image in 
: their $HOME, time passes, sysadmin runs recovery tool on /home ...

Fun, isn't it.  It *may* only be a problem if there is some actual damage,
but I've not bothered looking.

<http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/04/reiser-guilty-o.html> is

Dickon Hood

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