[nycbug-talk] blowfish FreeBSD passwords

Isaac Levy ike at lesmuug.org
Wed Mar 22 17:27:12 EST 2006

Hi Ray, Mikel,

On Mar 22, 2006, Isaac Levy asked:

>> Hey All,
>> --
>> Just on my mind today- has anyone seen any talk of blowfish password
>> hashes being set as default in FreeBSD?  It's standard on OpenBSD
>> right, but I'm annoyed today as I setup a bunch of new boxes and have
>> to manage one more thing...

On Mar 22, 2006, at 4:52 PM, Ray Lai wrote:
> Paper: http://openbsd.rt.fm/papers/bcrypt-paper.ps
> Slides: http://openbsd.rt.fm/papers/bcrypt-slides.ps
> -Ray-

On Mar 22, 2006, at 5:03 PM, Mikel King wrote:
> Ike,
> Dru did a nice set of articles on O'Reilly, and isn't there a chapter
> in BSD Hacks on this as well?
> Cheers,
> m

Thx. for the resources guys, much appreciated- but that's not my  
original question.

My original question is: has anyone heard anything about FreeBSD  
changing to blf as a default instead of md5?


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