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Re: Grub password by default?



On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 20:07 +0200, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> Small question/suggestion:
> By default, Anaconda doesn't require a grub password.
> A user must manually select "Use a bootloader password" in-order to set
> on up.
> Is there a specific reason for that? 

In general, if you have physical access to the machine, you've already
lost.  We allow setting the boot loader password mainly to help people
who have taken other appropriate measures (password protecting the BIOS,
ensuring the boot order doesn't boot from removable media, case locks)

Jeremy


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