[Fedora-livecd-list] SSH defualt on livecd bootup

David Zeuthen davidz at redhat.com
Fri Apr 27 18:37:27 UTC 2007


On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 11:59 -0400, Steve Berry wrote:
> I noticed I can't ssh telnet into a livecd - I'm guessing this was 
> disabled for security reasons.
> 
> can someone tell me why exactly?
> 
> I would have loved to boot an old box with f7-test4 i386 and telneted 
> over, configured vncserver to allow me to control it from remote. then 
> install it from the cd to the harddrive and reboot it without hooking a 
> monitor up to it.

Mostly that ssh server key generation takes ages thus slowing down the
already slow boot process. Also, the passwords are all blank.

    David





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