Mandrake has released a production OS with a
prerelease kernel. The
problem is for packet-writing added to the 2.4.22-rc2q5 kernel on Aug
A flush command which happens while deciding whether a
drive is a CD
writer or not has been redefined by LG to mean "upload firmware" (with
predictable results). Juan Quintela from the Mandrake Cooker list: "Yep,
whoeved decided at LG that reusing for UPLOAD_FIRMWARE command
FLUSH_CACHE comand should be shoot.
Those are fairly common drives; anyone want to place bets on how long it
takes before a drive-toasting virus gets released?
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