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Re: Unencrypted password in EFI mode

From: Steve
Subject: Re: Unencrypted password in EFI mode
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2020 14:56:56 +0100

Are you using a standard USA keyboard?

On Wed, 3 Jun 2020 at 14:55, paul kerdren <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I know it's a really bad practice but I would like to understand the
> differences between BIOS and EFI mode in grub.
> When I put "password user insecure" in the /boot/grub2/grub.cfg file in
> BIOS mode, grub recognizes my password and allows me to edit the grub
> configuration.
> On the other hand, when I'm in EFI mode (/boot/efi/EFI/centos/grub.cfg),
> the password doesn't work and I have the punishment delay increasing.
> The password_pbkdf2 command works correctly.
> Could you explain me the difference between the 2 modes?
> I searched in the source code but didn't find anything relevant.
> Thanks,
> Paul.

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