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Re: Why is there a prompt for a root shell when the default linux kernel boots?

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña <jfs@computer.org> writes:

> 	Culd someone explain why is there a root shell prompt for the
> Linux kernel:
> "Press ENTER to obtain a shell" (waits 5 seconds)
> 1.- an explanation on why this is shipped by default (to add it to the
> "Securing Debian Manual" 

Where is the problem ? You are installing a system. If you dont like
the prompt, dont look at it.

> 2.- someone to step up an explain how to disable this behavior

Dont look at it. Or dont install a system.

> PS: I have been unable to find any reference on this in the debian mailing
> lists...

Because it is no problem.

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bye, Joerg
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