DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-04
Re: Sendmail on installer CD
Matthew Dillon wrote:
:On Mon, 11 Apr 2005 15:55:01 -0700 (PDT)
:Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
:> :That's not what I meant. :)
:> :I was wondering whether or not Sendmail has an actual
:> :purpose, being on, when booting off the dfly installer CD,
:> :and if not, have it disabled (for the CD only).
:> :(There being a /etc and a /etc.hdd on the CD.)
:> :/Jonas Sundström. www.kirilla.com
:> No purpose at all. I was just being lazy and hadn't vetted the
:> rc.conf. We can probably turn off sshd too, since you can't login
:> with it without putting a password on root anyhow. A
:> PFI-installed ssh key could also turn on sshd.
:Joerg and Jeroen have also mentioned disabling /procfs on the LiveCD
:too, and I agree with them... unless there's an objection, I'll take it
:(and make it a non-default option in the installer, for the installed
I suppose we could, but procfs isn't all that invasive. Doesn't gdb
need it? It could be useful.
GDB needs I think, and I am pretty truss requires it too. It doesn't
hurt to keep it on the Live CD for diagnosing issues.