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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.5 crash via /dev/port
    >   cat /dev/port
    > and Linux crashes, i.e., it doesn't respond to any key combinations.

    This is like telling dd if=/dev/null of=/dev/kmem
    crashes Linux horribly. Root (or the one who has permissions to a couple of
    important devices) can really destroy anything he likes or crash the system
    in any way he wants.

    Jakub Jelinek | |
    Administrator of SunSITE Czech Republic, MFF, Charles University
    UltraLinux | |
    Linux version 2.2.5 on a sparc64 machine (3958.37 BogoMips)

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