From: kevin lyda (kevin at domain suberic.net)
Date: Tue 25 May 1999 - 12:47:06 IST
Sean McGrath burst across the net:
>Diarmaid O'Loughlin wrote:
>> On LILO's boot: prompt if you type 'linux single' (I think, I saw it in a
>> book anyway) You start linin in single user mode! As root! How can you
>> stop this! Is's a tiny bit of a security problem me thinks.
> lilo can also have a password.
> bios password.
sean's solution works, but what does it solve? if i have physical
access to a machine i have full access to the data: floppy or
screwdriver. i also have a good chance of getting on the network:
laptop + above methods.
full security involves physical security.
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