changing md5 hashed for sha

Christopher J. Ruwe cjr at
Sat Jun 23 14:00:33 UTC 2012

On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 15:40:51 +0200 (CEST)
Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at> wrote:

> > For setting the dafault hash used to hash /etc/master.passwd, it has
> > been recommended changing md5 for something more secure in the
> > sense of being more expensive to crack.
> is md5 that easy to crack?

It has been discussed recently, cf
or virtually the first half of

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