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Re: [opensuse] Malware on Disks
On 07/17/2013 08:39 AM, ellanios82 wrote:
On 07/16/2013 11:19 PM, Lew Wolfgang wrote:
Of course one test would be to use fdisk to make sure there's
no disk partition label, the presumption being that no label ==
no filesystem == no malware. You need a filesystem to run a
"scan". But is this strictly true?
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- recently, tried to " dd " bootable Knoppix-Live CD on to usb thumb-drive

. . . fdisk saw no partition : but stuff was written to vfat invisible partition

[ did not succeed to make bootable Knoppix usb thumb-drive ]
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- is there an obvious reason why a Linux distribution "Knoppix" would choose
to use a MSoft file system VFAT for their Live DVD Linux Distribution ??

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best regards

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