Interestingly I just saw this posted on slashdot
"Rebooting flushes insecure code from the processor execution stack, and is
the only NSA-approved way to install software safely on a UNIX/Linux system"
here's the url:
From: ilug-bounces at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-bounces at linux.ie] On Behalf Of
Sent: 19 January 2004 12:58
To: valen at tuatha.org
Cc: Irish LUG list
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Hypocrisy?
On Mon, 2004-01-19 at 12:58, John P. Looney wrote:
> Yeah, but Linux servers need to be rebooted more than Windows boxes.
> Check the number of kernel patches for Linux vs. Windows this year.
Depends on what kind of server i guess, my server at home got rebooted only
4 times in the last year.
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