Forgot login password

Carroll Grigsby cgrigs at earthlink.net
Fri Apr 7 14:14:32 UTC 2006


Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Apr 2006 09:48:01 +0100
> JoshHendo <ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org> wrote:
> 
> [snipped]
> 
> 
>>Isn't that a bit of a security risk if anyone can change your password?
> 
> 
> Well, anyone with physical access to a Linux box can boot with
> 
> init=/bin/sh
> 
> If you want to make it more secure you can password protect grub - but in
> the end you really need to disconnect the power and encase the machine in
> concrete to be *really* safe.
> 
> ;-)
> 
> Peter
>  -- 
> 
> Linux User #343161 
> 


Or, if you'd rather not have heavy masonry in your computer room, get a 
pit bull or similar guard dog.
-- cmg




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