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Silly geek joke

Some files were walking about in peace, when suddenly they started screaming:

– Watch out, watch out! /bin/dd is coming!

One of the files then said:

– I’m not afraid, I’m /dev/null !

The file stood alone as /bin/dd came closer. Finally, the program stood inode to inode with its enemy:

– You’re doomed!

– Don’t you know who I am? You can’t touch me!

There was a long silence, and then /bin/dd said with a dark voice:

– dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda

(This is based on the ex theme from circles of mathematics – don’t say I didn’t warn you. (Apparently this is before the era of udev. On an additional note, no binaries were harmed in this excercise as they were located on a different drive.))

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