[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] base-files utils/busybox: Make requiring login in console default for easily accessed devices

Imre Kaloz kaloz at openwrt.org
Wed Dec 23 07:05:31 EST 2015

Hi Daniel,

On Wed, 23 Dec 2015 07:58:59 +0100, Daniel Dickinson  
<openwrt at daniel.thecshore.com> wrote:

> I am reworking this (requiring console login) as couple of packages for  
> the packages feed, although it may require an image.mk or packages  
> Makefile hook in order to embed an appropriate inittab into the image  
> (since the inittab will need to be modified and we need to guarantee the  
> correct order of actions; and inittab comes from base-files which is  
> last thing done in the packages Makefile).

I hope the other devs will chime in, but FWIW I would make this enabled  
unconditionally across all targets. As we already have a way to do a  
"factory reset" using the reset button, IMHO failsafe should also enforce  
login passwords everywhere, including the serial console.

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