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Re: FHS compliance and UNIX sockets



On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 08:18:16PM +1100, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Henrique M Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> wrote:
> 
> > /var/run/$USER under ext2 and a LOT of users can easily become a DoS attack
> > in itself...
> 
> Not if you've got /var/run on a filesystem by itself (just like /var/tmp), or
> have quota.

what he means is ext2 with huge directories sucks, go create a
directory with 50000 files/directories in it flat, then do an ls or
something.  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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