Re: Bug#8119: e2fsck should be linked with -static
On Tue, 25 Mar 1997, Bruce Perens wrote:
> I'd suggest a rescue-image package so that it could be upgraded
> easily once installed, and easily removed if the user desires. It
> would also make it easier to include it in the base archive that way.
> rescue-image would be built directly by the boot-floppies package.
> > One problem remains: This makes cracking an existing system even
> > easier. You can do it without booting from a floppy.
> The LILO package should detect /boot/root.bin when it builds the LILO
> configuration. If it exists, it should offer to add it to the list of
> bootable systems, and should offer to set a password on it.
it should also detect /vmlinuz.old (and possibly /vmlinuz.* as well) and
offer to add that to /etc/lilo.conf