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SubjectRe: [PATCH] DevFS support for /dev/cpu/X/(cpuid|msr)
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Followup to:  <20020108201451.088f7f99.rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
By author: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> It's unfortunate that /proc/sys and /proc suck so hard that good coders go
> to great lengths to do anything else [see previous /proc/sys patches].
>

/proc/sys is pretty cool. However, procfs has no permission control
system set up, unlike /dev. This is inherent; adjusting sysctls is a
root-only function and cannot be made otherwise.

-hpa
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