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Re: [alpine-devel] [PATCH] main/syslinux: update instructions on creating password

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:27:25 +0200

On Sun, 30 Jun 2013 08:04:54 -0400
Dubiousjim <dubiousjim_at_gmail.com> wrote:


> --- a/main/syslinux/update-extlinux.conf
> +++ b/main/syslinux/update-extlinux.conf
> _at_@ -50,10 +50,10 @@ xen_opts=dom0_mem=256M
> # if you download and install /boot/memtest, then if HDT is present it will use it, else a separate
> # menu entry will be auto-generated for memtest
>
> -# optional passwd
> +# optional password
> # you can generate a MD5 password using: mkpasswd --salt=yy --method=md5
> -# you can generate a SHA1 password using: printf '$4$%s$%s$\n' xxxxxx $(printf xxxxxxpass | openssl sha1 -binary | base64 | sed 's/=$//')
> -# where yy are two "salt" characters from the set [./a-zA-Z0-9], and xxxxxx can be a longer "salt" from the same set
> +# where yy are two "salt" characters from the set [./a-zA-Z0-9]
> +# you can also use --method=sha256 or sha512, with a longer salt (will be truncated to 16 chars)

I pushed a simpler variant:

# you can generate a MD5 password using: mkpasswd


-nc


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