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

Bastian Bittorf bittorf at bluebottle.com
Wed Dec 23 10:27:46 EST 2015

* Imre Kaloz <kaloz at openwrt.org> [23.12.2015 16:22]:
> >I'd hate to have some corner case result in bricked routers for
> >people who have no means of recovering from a bad flash.
> You can reflash from the bootloader all the time, we are talking
> about userland here. IMHO this should be just a normal change, like
> dropping telnet. Enforcing login should be on by default, specially
> since if one forgets the password they can just reset everything to
> defaults keeping the reset button pressed.

I am against asking for a password in failsafe mode:
failsafe is failsafe is failsafe.

You have to run mount_root which does _things_ and can break.

bye, bastian
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