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On Feb 22, 2008, at 02:25 , Jeremy Chadwick wrote:

> [...]
>
> Interesting tidbit: We have one production machine which when booted
> into single-user via serial console for a world install, retains all
> of
> the output from that single-user session even once rebooted and
> brought
> back into multi-user mode. This poses a substantial security risk,
> especially during the mergemaster phase (we can discuss why if
> anyone is
> curious).
>
> --
> | Jeremy Chadwick jdc at
> parodius.com |
> | Parodius Networking http://www.parodius.com/
> |
> | UNIX Systems Administrator Mountain View, CA,
> USA |
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This is more scary:

http://www.engadget.com/2008/02/21/c...gly-effective/

Which is the exact effect you are seeing.

Cheerio,
Bert JW Regeer
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