[clug-talk] Gentoo 2006.0 root@livecd?
nick at customdesigns.ca
Thu Apr 20 10:00:44 PDT 2006
On Thursday 20 April 2006 10:51 am, Mark Carlson wrote:
> On 4/20/06, Nick Wiltshire <nick at customdesigns.ca> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm not sure if the Gentoo guys were on drugs, or if I'm over tired, but
> > I can't for the life of me gain root access using the live cd. What good
> > is a live installation cd that doesn't allow me to do anything?
> > Am I missing something here?
> > Nick
> If 2006.0 is anything like 2005.1, you could try this:
This would likely work, but seems silly. If I have physical access, Gentoo
making their live cd "secure" isn't going to stop me from owning the machine
(in a literal or figurative way) so why make it harder than necessary?
Knoppix is my new Gentoo installer :)
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