Root login in rawhide and display managers

Jon Ciesla limb at
Wed Sep 19 12:37:13 UTC 2007

> On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 02:49:19PM +0200, Denis Leroy wrote:
>> Creating a normal user is not mandatory in anaconda (as it should be).
> It should not be. In an environment using single sign on systems, ldap,
> or yellow pages it makes no sense.
> Secondly the security argument here is simply peeing in the wind as you
> can
> hit ctrl-alt-f1 and log in as root on a text console.

Can this information be included on the login screen, somewhere small and
discreet, like in faded text on the bottom left or something?  I was
unaware of it and would have found it useful one evening some time ago.

> Alan
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novus ordo absurdum

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