Re: broken system after srm -r -d /tmp/.* (user login and several services not working)
On 2008-07-02 12:33 +0200, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> In the meanwhile, I had a new idea:
> Maybe srm doesn't remove the overwritten files before quitting when it
> is aborted. That way, some file on my system could still exist, but in a
> truncated way: half of the file is still the orignal, the other half is
> overwritten by srm.
Yes, look at the timestamps. Files that have a modification date of the
srm run are candidates for that, older files probably not.