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To: "Brad House" <brad_mssw@g.o>
From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: baselayout changes for livecds
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2004 11:26:20 +0100
On Saturday 17 January 2004 05:23, Brad House wrote:
> Ok, these are the necessary changes I've made to baselayout
> for livecds.  I've seperated the necessary scripts into a
> /sbin/livecd-functions.sh to keep bloat out of functions.sh and
> rc.  To summarize the changes, it reads  'cdroot' and 'console' off
> the commandline, and it exports $CDBOOT if cdroot is set, and
> spawns the proper getty (by rewriting inittab) as specified by
> the console command line passed to the kernel (if none is passed,
> default ttys are used, and uses auto-login).
>
> 2 patches here.
> - 1 to baselayout's ebuild to make sure /sbin/livecd-functions.sh
> is installed.
> - 1 to rc-scripts to add livecd functionality.
>
>
> TODO (in baselayout):
> - autogen random password on boot, for security
> - fix misc bootsplash stuff (not livecd related)

Will there be a way to keep these of of hd installs. I don't think that this 
kind of functionality is good on hd installs. It makes it too easy to create 
an insecure system

Paul

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