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Matts (1087)

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I work for MessageLabs [] in Toronto, ON, Canada. I write spam filters, MTA software, high performance network software, string matching algorithms, and other cool stuff mostly in Perl and C.

Journal of Matts (1087)

Thursday July 04, 2002
07:42 AM


[ #6175 ]

Curious to see what it did, I decided to run /usr/sbin/sys-unconfig, as root, from work (i.e. remotely).

This is not good. I am not a smart sysadmin.

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  • The difference between a programmer and an SA is that the SA will not run something if they don't know what it does...whereas the programmer will  :) Sun should really remove's a totally stupid yet very dangerous command.

    • Yes, I was quite surprised it didn't prompt (though this was Linux, so maybe Solaris does the sensible thing and asks: "Are you sure you want to fuck your system this way?").

      Ah well, looking at the source it just touches  /.unconfigured, so if I boot with a rescue disk and remove that when I get home it should be fine.

      OK, next time make me read the fine manual. And get more sleep.