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Authored by: jwigdahl on Nov 11, '02 10:42:18AM

If you put other interruptable commands in there before the reboot, wouldn't it be possible to ctrl-C those and be dropped into a shell? Even a well placed ctrl-C might drop them into a shell whether there's an fsck in the script or not. Not that automating your fsck is a bad idea, I just don't think people should be given the idea that doing this is necessarily 'secure' if it's possible to easily bypass.



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Authored by: GaelicWizard on Nov 12, '02 04:38:28AM
in the beginning of all the rc files in /etc apple disables all keys like control-C
stty intr  undef
ect...

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