[PLUG] Mandriva And Mandriva...

null null giimale at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 03:17:29 PDT 2008


On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 12:10 AM, Arun Khan <knura at yahoo.com> wrote:

> On Monday 25 Aug 2008, Pranav Peshwe wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 10:52 AM, Aditya Laghate <laghatea at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > Again traditional knowledge says, autorun.inf cannot get executed
> > > on unix, unless the +x bit is set!!
> > >
> > >
> > > and even if +x bit was set, how did a windoze batch file commands
> > > work in Linux?
> > >
> > > Did u get a chance to open the autorun.inf file and see what it
> > > contained?
> >
> > Actually, it can get executed, at least with Gnome installed. In
> > fact, even the x bit is not needed. Also, on an ISO9660 filesystem
> > there would be no way to have an executable bit.
> > AFAIK, gnome parses the the inf file and brings up a dialog box.
>
> The media was an USB pen drive.  The colleague whom I was helping,
> needed a PDF version of his OO v2.4 Impress presentation like "right
> now" so I did not get a chance to look at the autorun.inf file.  I do
> not recall if there was a pop up dialog box when I inserted the USB pen
> drive into my system.
>
> --
> Arun Khan
>
>
> --
> ______________________________________________________________________
> Pune GNU/Linux Users Group Mailing List:      (plug-mail at plug.org.in)
> List Information:  http://plug.org.in/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/plug-mail
> Send 'help' to plug-mail-request at plug.org.in for mailing instructions.
>

I would love to analyse the stuff on the pen drive. Is it possible for you
to get it with the
same files?


-- 
Cheers,
@


More information about the plug-mail mailing list