[sf-lug] Hayes Valley Setup

Tom Haddon tom at greenleaftech.net
Fri Jul 27 17:13:06 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 17:06 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Tom Haddon (tom at greenleaftech.net):
> > Just wanted to let you know I got a call from Gloria because one of the
> > machines "wasn't working". I came over as it's just around the corner
> > from me (although we probably need to work out a "support procedure" for
> > the future). Turns out someone has just left a floppy disk in and it was
> > trying to boot off that, so maybe locking down the boot device would be
> > a good idea...
> Highly recommend putting removable drives _below_ the hard disk in the
> BIOS Setup's boot-device order.  (This should be done routinely.)  It'd
> be embarrassing to have someone hit that box with a boot-sector virus.
> Having done that, you would always want to set a password for BIOS
> Setup, as well.

Yup, these both make sense as things to do. Will add them to the wiki so
we get around to them next time...

Thanks, Tom

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