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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
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    > 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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