password protection for bootloader

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password protection for bootloader

Postby planner » 21 Feb 2010, 07:59

Folks,

Is it possible to password-protect the FreeBSD bootloader?

TIA
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Postby lme@ » 21 Feb 2010, 10:02

You can add
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password='foobar'

to /boot/loader.conf.
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Postby planner » 21 Feb 2010, 13:45

Thanks
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Postby SirDice » 22 Feb 2010, 19:27

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