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Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 05:55:34 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: ZedBoard / Parallella: bcrypt

Hi Katja,

On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 05:12:25PM +0200, Katja Malvoni wrote:
> On Oct 1, 2013 5:18 PM, "Solar Designer" <solar@...nwall.com> wrote:
> > I don't see why having forgotten to mknod /dev/xdevcfg would lock up the
> > system.  When you "cat > /dev/xdevcfg" and that device file does not
> > exist yet, you happen to create a regular file in its place.  This
> > should be harmless.  (This file, just like the device file, disappears
> > when the system is rebooted because it has /dev on tmpfs.)
> 
> But bitstream isn't replaced when regular file is created, right?

Of course.

> Now I see
> I forgot to mention that system locked up when I ran self test so I
> concluded I was using resources which don't exist.

This makes sense.

Alexander

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