On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 06:05:39PM +0000, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 12:43:15AM +0000, kevin lyda mentioned:
> > now that i think of it though, kate stood near it a month or so back...
> That's pretty weak, to be honest. I've stood near hundreds of machines,
> that haven't died. yet.
> Anyway. Could be worse. When /etc/passwd is a named pipe shit really goes
paul's theory is the best i've heard so far. well, best as in most
likely, not best as in "hey! i like that! do it again!" sadly it did
do it again. i think the ups monitor is waiting too long to shut down
the machine. so it's midway through killing the machine when the juice
sadly this means the /etc/mtab inode has just been frobbed recently at
the point of death so when it comes back it comes back wrong (kind of
like buffy in season 6 really...). in this case wrong means it's a
directory, not that spike can attack it.
my apologies for suggesting that the "looney field" had anything to do
with this. :)
 paul runs screaming
 see .
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