Re: root password help

From: Luke Vogel (
Date: 05/21/02

From: Luke Vogel <>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 14:17:29 +1000

"" wrote:

> > What?? ... the root passwords??? ... you cant be serious!!!
> >
> what are you suprised I got the root password fixed or that I wrote it on
> the front of my drive bay??? the system is in my house on a small home
> network so I don't have to worry about anyone seeing it.

One of the regulars here used to have a sig that said something like:

Confucius say he who play in root eventually kill tree. (or something
like that)

You leave your root password visible for "anyone" to see, you are
inviting trouble ... malicious or accidental.

... be it on your own head.

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