Re: calling ext2fs function

From: Jesse Pollard (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 19:36:19 EST

On Mon, 08 May 2000, BenHanokh Gabriel wrote:
>my module is extension to the ext2fs to allow alloaction of blocks for files
>without writting all those zeros to them.

You realize that this is a security violation - a user could now allocate large
chunks of disk in the hopes of capturing something interesting. If tmp is part
of the root file system, then passwords may be exposed for example. This is NOT
a good idea.

>so yes i'm very dependet on the ext2 to work, but still i don;t succed
calling >its functions
>i do succed to call the vfs functions so it should be something with the ext2fs

Jesse I Pollard, II

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