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Re: Proposal: Inhibit "console down"

Fabien Wernli wernli@in2p3.fr
Fri, 21 Sep 2007 13:27:21 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 02:29:02PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> I admit I'm not a common user of most types of non-computing devices
> that many conserver users may have connected to their console servers
> for one reason or another, but I must say I've never encountered any
> kind of device in recent years that echoed a password back to the user.

I once came across a device, I think it was a Sun storage controller (6120?)
which actually echoed back the password, character by character, but
immediately backspaced and replaced it with a '*' ;-)