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Re: obsd boot hack (boot-modified-kernel-attack)
From: polk () BSDI COM (Jeff Polk)
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 10:01:44 -0600


For BSD/OS systems, creating a /etc/boot.default file which loads
/bsd explicitly and does no -pause or -waitnl commands will force it
to boot the specified file with no chance for operator intervention.
As configured by default, the /etc/boot.default file does not load a
kernel, and the boot program will pause for 5 seconds allowing it to
be interrupted before loading the default kernel (/bsd).

Jeff
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