Re: ext3 corruption

From: Molle Bestefich
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 13:18:47 EST

Theodore Tso wrote:
To be fair, there are plenty of other dangerous things that you can do
with Windows that don't have warning messages pop-up. And using the
loop driver is of a complexity which is higher than what you would
expect of a typical Windows user. You might as well complain that
Linux doesn't give a warning message when you run some command like
"rm -rf /", or "dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/hda". I'm sure there are
similar commands (probably involving regedit :-) that are just as
dangerous from the Windows cmd.exe window.....

Hardly comparable..

"rm", "dd if=/dev/null", "format c:" is meant to nuke your harddrive.
The loop driver just does it as a nasty side effect of a stinky
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