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Re: [SLUG] Re: Moving OT a bit [was] Re: Re: Proceedure for preventing 'linux single' at lilo promp t
- To: Patrick Kelso <Patrick.Kelso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Re: Moving OT a bit [was] Re: Re: Proceedure for preventing 'linux single' at lilo promp t
- From: Dean Hamstead <zort@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Sep 15 15:43:33 2000
- Cc: "'dean@xxxxxxxxxxx'" <dean@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Jill Rowling <Rowling@xxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Organization: BONG
- Reply-to: dean@xxxxxxxxxxx
Because you can i think...
Patrick Kelso wrote:
> what about the old honeywell ball less mouse, it used to sensor pads, im
> sure they are still aound, that is what my old school usd.
> although, just curious, what the hell is the point of stealng a mouse ball?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dean Hamstead [mailto:zort@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Friday, 15 September 2000 3:53 PM
> > To: Jill Rowling
> > Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: [SLUG] Re: Moving OT a bit [was] Re: Re: Proceedure for
> > preventing 'linux single' at lilo promp t
> > An interesting way ive seen tampering being prevented
> > (although somewhat
> > extreme)
> > was in mp3 (licensed mp3s) jukebox's. Although running windows, if the
> > cases werent
> > opened right the hdd would fry out. Preventing 20 gigs of licensed
> > material from theft
> > Now if you really cared, i guess you could hook it up to your ram =)
> > The worst theft though, is mouse balls. Working in a public
> > library, we
> > go through alot
> > of these. Infact we ordering in bags of them to keep up! Ideally we
> > could use optical
> > mice but i have seen any at a decent price, and they would have to be
> > padless (eg.
> > intelimice) or the pads would surely go missing.....
> > Dean
> > Jill Rowling wrote:
> > >
> > > This is getting way OT because I don't think anyone is
> > running Linux on E250
> > > hardware, but you _CAN_ disable STOP-A by turning the front
> > panel switch to
> > > the run position and hiding the keyswitch.
> > >
> > > Regarding the PC RAM theft issue, I can only say YES has
> > happened recently
> > > and YES you need physical security. It's not going to go away.
> > >