Re: Woody install report
Ethan Benson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Sun, Oct 21, 2001 at 11:45:47AM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> > Ethan Benson <email@example.com> writes:
> > > > (3) in the post-boot configuration, why are MD5 passwords defaulted to
> > > > "No" ie not enabled ?
> > >
> > > compatibility with crufty old unixes i suppose. if you were to make
> > > the box into an NIS server that would matter i think.
> > Somebody who wants that will know to what to answer. People who don't
> > know what this is all about will want MD5 passwords, so this should be
> > the default.
> fwiw, i agree, however.
FWIW, I heard it causes compatability problems with some packages. I
think it would be3 unwise to change this at this point.
> file a bug against base-config. that is actually outside the realm
> of boot-floppies.
...Adam Di Carlo..<firstname.lastname@example.org>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>