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Re: how to protect grub menu editing ?

From: J.Bakshi
Subject: Re: how to protect grub menu editing ?
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:25:55 +0530
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adrian15 wrote:
> J.Bakshi escribió:
>> Dear all,
>> I have an entry in menu.lst like
>> # Entry 1
>> title Linux
>> password --md5 b njhjkhjksklk
>> kernel  < here is the kernel path>
>> <and rest of the configuration>
>> #   end of entry 1###########
>> Now the entry "Linux"  is asking password if I select it for booting.
>> But pressing e still open the
>> config lines of entry 1. How can I protect editing by password ?
>> thanks
> I think that the password line should be above all the title lines...
> just after the timeout default and fallback commands.

Hi Adrian,
thanks for your response. My intention is providing a separate password
for each and every entry. hence I can't use password at top of the
menu.lst. So is there any other alternative to protect editing the entry
and block the command mode so that user can't use that ?

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