[rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 10:20:31 CST 2007

der Mouse wrote:
>>> In any case, the graphics card on most of my machines usually does
>>> 80x25 in 16 colours and displays a login prompt that nobody can see
>>> anyway :)
>> I tend to turn getty off on unconnected consoles.
> I don't, because far too often something goes wrong unexpectedly and
> needs console access to fix.  (Or, to put it another way, "unconnected"
> != "unconnectable".)

If I need to do this, I boot from an OS CD-ROM.

> Of course, if your machines are on the other side of an ocean from you
> or some such, this matters less.  And if your machines are saddled with
> untrusted consoles and you want to raise the bar for someone trying to
> leverage that into unauthorized access, this can be an effective way.


Peace...  Sridhar

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