[lug] I wish RH users would secure... (D. Stimits)

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Fri Apr 20 23:11:57 MDT 2001

RH 7.1 CD won't boot on either my Toshiba 8000 or a friend's Toshiba
Satellite laptops -- but his booted in his home machine perfectly.
Interesting.  Wonder if they ran across the Toshiba bug that used to
require Debian to have a special boot CD just for Toshiba machines.

On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 01:42:31PM -0600, Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Nate" == Nate Duehr <nate at natetech.com> writes:
> Nate> Well using a combination of queso and other tools, OS
> Nate> fingerprinting is relatively easy to do.
> Thanks.
> Nate> My personal opinion is that network services should be
> Nate> completely OFF by default.
> I'm told, but have not looked for myself, that this is much better in
> Red Hat 7.1.
> I agree services should be off by default.  Back in the olden days
> this was my biggest complaint about SunOS -- it shipped with insecure
> defaults.
> Tom
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Nate Duehr <nate at natetech.com>

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