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Old 01-07-2009, 09:51 AM   #1
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How do I secure FreeBSDs boot loader?


I know how to secure GRUB and Lilo but having problems finding a solution for the FreeBSD bootloader. Should I just replace it with GRUB?

Thanks in advance
 
Old 01-07-2009, 11:58 AM   #2
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I'm assuming you've already read here and here.

In what way do you want to secure it? Password protect it so that users without the pass can't choose which OS to boot? (If so, you may want to just install /usr/ports/sysutils/grub from ports.)
 
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Grub is certainly more flexible but you can always set a BIOS password which is better
 
Old 01-07-2009, 12:13 PM   #4
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Checked the 1st but not the 2nd, thanks for the help. As far as securing the bootloader I'll probably go with GRUB as I can use md5 hashed passwords.
 
  


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