On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 10:45:19AM +0100, VeeJay wrote: > On 11/23/06, Olivier Nicole <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > >> And how can one into the System by booting from a CD if it still > >> requires the Password even in Single User mode? > > > >Booting from CD, floppy or hard disk is slected at BIOS level. > > > >Booting in single or multi user mode is at Operating system level. > > > >Booting is in the following order: > > > >1) BIOS select what medium to boot from > > > >2) the operating system boot from the selected medium > > > >So when it comes to the Single user password, itis already at stage 2) > >it has passed the stage 1 (booting from hard disk ofr CD) without > >password. > > > >Olivier > > > > So, it means, that I should take the following steps > > 1. Password on BIOS > 2. Change the order of booting i.e. When system is installed and working > once, then I just the change the Booting FIRST from HardDisk. > 3. Put the password on Single User mode.
As I said, you can beat that by removing the system battery or flash memory. > > So, what more? Do you people think that I have got somehow security barrier > for unauthorized access? The only real security is to totally prevent access. If that machine is in a place where you do not trust those who can touch it, then it is insecure. ////jerry > > > > -- > Thanks! > > BR / vj > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"