Default password should use alphanumeric chars

Bug #1454144 reported by Vincent Legoll on 2015-05-12
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
CirrOS
Fix Released
Low
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Bug Description

The default "cubswin:)" password is impossible to enter if there's a problem with keyboard mappings, please consider moving to an alphanumeric-only one.

Or even better only use alphabetic characters to ease logging in case of a broken keymap...

There's no real value added by the non-alnum chars in a default password known to everybody.

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Scott Moser (smoser) on 2015-05-27
Changed in cirros:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Rui Bernardino (rui-bernardino) wrote :

It's basically impossible to enter the password using a Portuguese keyboard, I think most non-US keymaps will have issues entering the password...

YAMAMOTO Takashi (yamamoto) wrote :

same issue here, with Japanese keyboards.

Vincent Legoll (vincent-legoll) wrote :

Yes, I think all non-US keyboards will suffer one way or the other from that same bug.
It may be workaround'able in some case, but probably not all, and is painful to say the least.

The password is widely known so there's really no value added by that smiley :)

Vincent Legoll (vincent-legoll) wrote :

Is this set with BR2_TARGET_GENERIC_ROOT_PASSWD when buildroot'ing ?

Vincent Legoll (vincent-legoll) wrote :

Any update on that ?
I'd take & test any daily build with the password set to something usable...

Scott Moser (smoser) wrote :

Hi, your input on https://code.launchpad.net/~smoser/cirros/trunk.letsplay2/+merge/298652 would be appreciated.

basically changes password to 'letsplay2' does that fit your needs?

Scott Moser (smoser) wrote :
Changed in cirros:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Scott Moser (smoser) wrote :

password is 'gocubsgo'

Changed in cirros:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
VinceLe (legoll) wrote :

Thanks

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