I think busybox is probably using crypt() based passwords, which
limits password length to 8 characters; actually I think the password
can be as long as you like, but only the first 8 chars are significant.
On Dec 14, 2005, at 3:30 PM, Darren Gibbs wrote:
> I noticed today that the gumstix root password now has a maximum of
> 8 characters. Is there some reason for limiting the length?
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