maanjee at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 01:45:20 PST 2006
On 11/23/06, Olivier Nicole <on at cs.ait.ac.th> 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
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.
So, what more? Do you people think that I have got somehow security barrier
for unauthorized access?
BR / vj
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