root password suits all

Peter Barker pbarker at
Tue Apr 1 15:07:40 EST 2003

On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, James McNeill wrote:

> less /etc/passwd [or /etc/shadow]
> <note down hashed password for user>


I think what he's saying is that he wants the root password to act as a
"master key". I'm not sure that's a good idea, but a PAM module would
probably be the best bet.

> -JAmes

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