Passing ownership of mingetty
cmadams at hiwaay.net
Wed Nov 24 20:29:05 UTC 2010
Once upon a time, Lennart Poettering <mzerqung at 0pointer.de> said:
> We currently still use the old securetty tool to patch those terminals
> into /etc/securetty on demand. I have submitted a patch to pam_securetty
> however, to make it look for console= on the kernel cmdline internally,
> which when merged allows us to get rid of the tool and have this work on
> r/o root fine as well.
Please don't do that. Not all serial consoles are necessarily secure.
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
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