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Re: Special password protection

From: Daniel Pittman
Subject: Re: Special password protection
Date: 17 Oct 2000 09:41:51 +1100
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On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Volker Augustin
<address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi, here I am again. I just hacked a menu-item specific password
> protection for grub. It does not encrypt the passwords, but I do not
> think that is necessary. If someone is able to read the menu.lst file,
> he can also modify. 

This isn't true in my configuration, incidentally. The file is writable
only by root but is readable by various members of an administration


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why they are not all divorced. I have known many happy marriages, but never a
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