Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#20359 new defect

Serial console password

Reported by: gnutella Owned by: developers
Priority: high Milestone: Chaos Calmer 15.05
Component: packages Version: Trunk
Keywords: serial console, password Cc:


Dear all,

I would like to set a password to serial console, without recompiling busybox.
/bin/login is not available in Chaos Calmer snapshots.

Would it be possible to have /bin/login in a separate packate and we would only need to set:

From a legal point of view, using computers without a password is not allowed in some countries, including France. This would make using OpenWRT illegal.

Also, reading the documentation, it does not seem very clear to readers that OpenWRT serial console is "WIDE OPEN" and that anyone can become root in 2 seconds using two wires.

Kind regards,

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