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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 de Vrieze