On Tuesday 14 Jun 2005 06:49, Christian Perrier wrote: > > Unlike pere I don't consider putting a md5 hash in a preseed file safe, > > at least if the file is sent over the network. It can still be > > intercepted and then cracking it is only a matter of cpu time. Beware > > the false sense of security this may engender in users. > > Agreed. This could be documented in the preseed section of the install > manual, though. Agreed. Sorry for asking what's probably a FAQ, but is it possible to preseed from multiple sources? For example, to pick up the majority of the preseed info from a network source, but to pick up the root MD5 hash off of a floppy? > So, besides this, do you think that it's still something we should > work on? It would certainly get my vote. Having some mechanism for doing a preseeded install that is fully automatic is useful. At least a little while ago, this was the only question that I couldn't preseed. Cheers, Paul.
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