Integrity changes from other Linux

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Oct 30 23:09:21 UTC 2008

Thomas Kaiser wrote:

> Chris Rees wrote:
>> 2008/10/30 Thomas Kaiser <ubuntu at>:
>>> But I have a solution for your problem, in a terminal:
>>> sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda7
>> That is not funny, and has no place on this list. Luckily Karl has
>> enough brains to understand that, but others googling for it might
>> not. That's no better, no it's worse than suggesting cd / && sudo rm
>> -rf *
> Don't worry.
> Most of the  people they don't understand this haven't a /dev/sda7!
> PS: Maybe somebody sees your post and does not read and just issue the
> command you suggested?!

Huh?  You have no right to compare Chris' comment to your suggestion.  Yours
is vicious, cruel and stupid, and Chris was just demonstrating it in a more
obvious way.  You should be ashamed.

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