[clug] Spreading the joy!

Nigel Cunningham ncunningham at linuxmail.org
Tue Oct 26 23:50:50 GMT 2004


On Wed, 2004-10-27 at 09:33, Peter Barker wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> > (lack of caffeine?!). Thankfully, I could just cat /proc/partitions and
> > then use fdisk to restore the data and rerun lilo. Haven't seen any
> > adverse effects yet!
> "we reboot for nobody"?

I could reboot safely after restoring the partition table (and have

> My most recent: brain outage - instead of a "/etc/init.d/iptables
> restart", doing an "iptables --flush".
> On a machine either a four hour drive or a rather embarassing phonecall
> away (which would /you/ take? :)

I maintain a computer in Geelong (10 hours?), so I know the issue in
general. I don't see, however, how flushing the rules could deny you
access to the box you're maintaining (wouldn't it make it unprotected
and therefore easier to access?).


Nigel Cunningham
Pastoral Worker
Christian Reformed Church of Tuggeranong
PO Box 1004, Tuggeranong, ACT 2901

Everyone lives by faith. Some people just don't believe it.
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