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Old 06-19-2001, 10:09 AM   #1
Katrix
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Does any one know where in the source code, it contains the password/security I.E The login, etc, etc.
 
Old 06-19-2001, 10:35 AM   #2
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are you talking about the kernel source code? don't think it has password info there.
though however all the passwords and users are usually contained in the /etc/passwd file, well the general logins that is if that is what you are wanting to know.
 
Old 06-20-2001, 08:22 AM   #3
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it won't be in the kernel... start sifting though your init stuff and you will find where to look.
 
Old 06-21-2001, 04:03 AM   #4
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Katrix What are you trying to do ?
Tell us and we might be able to help you get the information.

i.e do You need to know how DES works or you need a copy of the code that does the one way hash's.

/Raz
 
Old 06-22-2001, 02:01 PM   #5
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when you login to the console/command line

example:

definte linux on i686

localhost login:

the system i use is
definte linux 7.0
kernel 2.2xx
BASH

i was only curious on how it worked, unless someone knows where the source code is?



 
Old 06-22-2001, 02:03 PM   #6
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The last post by Katrix is cross to http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...?threadid=3620 too...

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