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password protection for bootloader

Discussion in 'General' started by planner, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. planner

    planner New Member

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    Folks,

    Is it possible to password-protect the FreeBSD bootloader?

    TIA
     
  2. lme@

    lme@ Administrator Staff Member Administrator Moderator Developer

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    You can add
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    password='foobar'

    to /boot/loader.conf.
     
    ZappyDaemon thanks for this.
  3. planner

    planner New Member

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    Thanks
     
  4. SirDice

    SirDice Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    One note, it doesn't protect anything. The data can still be read off the disk.