Sendmail on installer CD

Chris Pressey cpressey at
Tue Apr 12 12:23:10 PDT 2005

On Mon, 11 Apr 2005 15:55:01 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon at 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.      
>     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


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