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    Ville Herva <vherva@niksula.hut.fi> writes:

    >the /dev/kmem hole, but this closes 2 classes of attacks - loading rootkit
    >module and booting with a hacked kernel in straight-forward way.

    Question: What do I lose when you remove /dev/kmem?
    Related question: Would it be useful to make /dev/kmem read-only?

    Regards
    Henning


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