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Re: Hiding Kernel Messages
On Sat, 15 Jun 2002 02:27:46 -0500
"Generic Player" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That's your opinion, not a fact. And even if you want to call it a
> security problem, that doesn't change the reality of the situation. I
> have 300 machines where I don't want people who know just enough to
> break things to screw with the machine at their location. Its there to
> route. There is no need for anything to appear on the screen, as if
> something breaks, it is simply replaced anyhow. The machines have to
> be at remote locations, where we have no way to prevent the people
> there from messing with them. You assume that because you didn't think
> of a reason to do something off the top of your head, that there is no
> valid reason.
Hiding kernel messages accomplishes nothing and it sure dont prevent anyone
from messing with the machine.
Not having a local console or login prompt would but that's not what this thread
The original poster asked to hide kernel messages WHILE still having a login prompt.
> Point is, if your contribution is going to be "you don't
> want to do that" when someone asks how to do something, why not just
> save yourself the time and not reply?
I suggested an alternative way to accomplish what he needed and that maybe he tried to approach
the problem from the wrong angle. It's called constructive criticism.