[OpenPower-Firmware] Implementing Users/Passwords in Petitboot

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Mar 16 17:31:42 AEDT 2018

Jeremy Kerr <jk at ozlabs.org> writes:
> Yeah, I think that's fine. The only drawback is that it allows an
> unauthenticated user to prevent the boot indefinitely, but there are
> probably other ways to do that once you have access to a console.

Is there? There might not be, and this could be the only thing in the
way... assuming you *just* have console, and not the ability to clear
NVRAM out of band that is.

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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