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Bug#387514: [etch-beta3] GRUB password only for editing cmdline

Package: debian-installer
Severity: normal


currently the GRUB password is only used for preventing people to edit
GRUB config lines via 'e'. It would be nice if you could specify in the
installer whether you want to have a password for all entries, i.e.
you cannot boot at all without entering a password.
For that, every "title Debian GNU/Linux..." line in /boot/grub/menu.lst
should be followed by a "password --md5 $1$abcd..." line.

Ideally, you should be able to specify various passwords
per-GRUB-boot-option, so that if you boot kernel A, you have to type
a password different to when you boot kernel B.

HTH, Uwe.
Uwe Hermann 
http://www.it-services-uh.de  | http://www.crazy-hacks.org 
http://www.holsham-traders.de | http://www.unmaintained-free-software.org

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