[plug] Accidental reboot
Mitch Kelly (UCC)
mitch at ucc.asn.au
Tue May 10 15:52:09 WST 2011
chmod -x the reboot and halt files ???
From: plug-bounces at plug.org.au [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org.au] On Behalf
Of Brad Campbell
Sent: Tuesday, 10 May 2011 3:47 PM
To: plug at plug.org.au
Subject: Re: [plug] Accidental reboot
On 10/05/11 15:38, Bret Busby wrote:
> On 10/05/2011, Brad Campbell<brad at fnarfbargle.com> wrote:
>> Put together a quick /usr/local/bin/reboot
>> echo Surprise!
>> Problem solved. Why did it take me so long to think of it?
> I find it simpler to avoid using sudo.
> It is the devil's tool.
Half the time I su -c and get a root shell.
The problem remains the same unless you can explain to me in very small
words how I can update some root owned configuration files and remotely
reboot a machine from an xterm without acquiring root privileges of some
I'm more than prepared to change my ways if appropriately enlightened.
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