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Re: Unencrypted password in EFI mode

From: paul kerdren
Subject: Re: Unencrypted password in EFI mode
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2020 10:01:45 +0200

No, I use a French keyboard.

but I checked "user" and "insecure" use the same keys on the French and USA

I tried with root:root too, but without success.

Le mer. 3 juin 2020 à 15:57, Steve <> a écrit :

> 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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