Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 90426
Wrong description of grub.conf permissions
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:53:33 EDT
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Description of problem:
<quote from the docs>
22.214.171.124. Password Protecting GRUB
Finally, remember that the /boot/grub/grub.conf file is world-readable by
default. It is a good idea to change this, as it has no affect on the
functionality of GRUB, by typing the following command as root:
chmod 600 /boot/grub/grub.conf
But grub.conf in RH 9 already has 600 permissions.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Read rhl-sg-en
So it is!
This is a new thing and a good thing.
I have corrected the posted an errata, fixed the source, and fixed the online HTML.