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Re: How to choose safe configuration at boot time?

> On Wed, 20 Nov 1996, Buddha M Buck wrote:
> > (that'll teach me to use a 11-character root password). 
> Unless you changed your system, only the first 8 have any significance.
> (Part of the shadow password suite allows extended length passwords.)

Yes, I know that "bigpassw" is equivilant to "bigpassword", but I still 
-think- of my password as "bigpassword".

If the shadow suite changes this behavior, I might consider switching 
to it.

     Buddha Buck                      bmbuck@acsu.buffalo.edu
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