Password-protect grub interactive commands (was: rationale of root access from boot)
ndeschildre at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 10:04:33 UTC 2007
On Nov 12, 2007 2:15 PM, Scott James Remnant <scott at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-11-10 at 14:06 +0800, Nicolas Deschildre wrote:
> For the simplest installations, GRUB could perhaps read /etc/shadow and
> accept any user's password -- but that would be error-prone, open to
> exploit, and wouldn't support the kinds of installations you talk about
> later in this thread: corporate environments which often use centralised
You're right, I overlooked that. And adding Jan Claeys' good remark on
the keyboard layout, I'm now convinced that password protecting grub
is not good by default.
Thanks for your comments.
This is EOT for me.
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