suggestion: rescue boot extension

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Thu Jun 3 22:38:45 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 02:16:56PM -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> Agreed. But it is the same problem as "what if there's an exploit in a
> library Anaconda uses to download repos during install?". There would
> still be a lot of media out there and I'm not sure we've ever respun the
> main images post GA for that, unless I'm just very wrong. As long as
> we're very clear, I think it's ok.

On the one hand, I think it's a little worse than that, since one is more
likely to download arbitrary things. On the other hand, it's a little
better, since the whole thing should be used infrequently.

Matthew Miller <mattdm at>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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