[CentOS] Ways To Practice Breaking My System?

Tue Feb 21 12:57:42 UTC 2012
Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com>

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 3:45 AM, Alex Walker <tech at alexwalker.org.uk> wrote:

> Hi All
> I've been looking into some ways to break a CentOS system so I can
> perform some simulated disaster recovery and get some hands-on practice
> with rescue mode and other system recovery tools. I'm thinking to start
> off with things like corrupting the password file with random
> characters, breaking grub.conf.
> I've been doing some research on the net, but would welcome any input
> from list members. Does anybody have any creative suggestions for ways
> to break the CentOS boot process?
> Thanks in advance :)
> Alex.
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Things like boot process rarely break. Try something like filling up your
root or tmp partition. That just seems to be a bit more common as far as
problem scenarios go.

Good luck:)