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SubjectRe: /dev/nvram on my Celebris
Quoting David Luyer (luyer@ucs.uwa.edu.au):

> However there's nothing
> to stop the attacker compiling a new kernel and rebooting into it unless you
> go to significant effort there too,

There is. Don't use lilo. Have a little DOS partition. Don't include
DOS support in the kernel. Use a little DOS bootmenu to start Linux.
But default to start DOS there. This prevents from having someone
run lilo on a new kernel and do a shutdown -r.

> and then it becomes a pain to quickly fix
> a kernel problem which suddenly comes up.

If you are on the console, you can still reboot and choose "Linux" from
the boot menu.

Did I miss sth?

ciao,
johnny
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Trust no-one.

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