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"Richard B. Tilley " "(Brad)" <rtilley@vt.edu> said:
> Then, not supporting loadable modules *is* more secure. By not
> supporting them, you are decreasing the ease in which the kernel can be
> modified. There are fewer people who can "fiddle with memory by hand"
> than there are that can insert a loadable module... a lot fewer, don't
> you agree?

There are published programs that do the fiddling automatically, no
expertise needed. Just as Aunt Tillie is able to use Linux without the
slightest clue about what goes on inside...
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