Archive for September, 2011
A full load of the Metasploit GUI with database entails accessing almost 10,000 objects on disk. Even if you defragment your hard drive, you still wait for the access time of the disk to seek and access each file.
It would be faster if each file and directory was laid out on disk in the order that it would be accessed to load more quickly. So I wrote fragerizer, a smallish utility to perform that arranging for you. And invented a new word:
Fragerize. v. To defragment and arrange files & directories sequentially on disk in order of use.
This is all based on your assumption that when you right-click on the page and select “View Source” the text you see is the HTML source that the server sent to your browser when it requested the URL in your address bar. Unfortunately if you assumed this, you would be wrong [...]