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    SubjectRe: initramfs programs (was [RFC] klibc requirements)
    On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

    > The underlying problem is that dmidecode needs access to kmem, and I
    > can't assume that the person running my configurator will be root.

    But you can "su -c" (also sudo, I suppose). If that person
    doesn't have root, then building a kernel isn't going to do
    them much good.

    Matthew.

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