Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: None <is@Beverly.Rhein.DE>
Date: 02/26/1997 10:01:40
Andrew Gillham (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: Jason R. Thorpe wrote:
: > In a situation where there _was_ pilot error, I think there's an argument
: > to be made for recoverability...
: > Well, "you're the boss" with the security stuff... if you really strongly
: > object to it, it can be backed out.
: Well, if we won't allow root to login in *single-user* because it
: has no password, then why in all hell do we let it login in *multi-user*
: with no password?
Because in Multi-User-Mode, we run at a higher security lever and have
some operations blocked, even from root access.