rdist

March 20, 2007

# yes “hi” > /dev/kmem

Filed under: Hacking,Misc,Security — Nate Lawson @ 12:47 pm

Hi, I’m Nate and I’ll be writing about network, OS, and embedded security, cryptography, FreeBSD, and the occasional trip into retrocomputing. Here’s more detail on what this is all about.

What’s “rdist”? Well, only the keys to your kingdom from 1991 to about 1997. Closely following sendmail in terms of bug count, it was either your nightmare to support or a sign of easy root ahead. Go ahead and read the entire archives for some interesting history.

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