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. > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos 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:) Boris.