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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix mmap_kmem (was: [question] What's the difference between /dev/kmem and /dev/mem)

    > I believe rootkit detectors, as well as some versions of ps (wchan
    > field) use kmem.

    ps doesn't use kmem, and besides, in 2.6 we export that directly in
    proc. poking in /dev/mem or /dev/kmem is NOT something you "just do".
    THere are lots of pitfalls, things like PCI space, memory sizes/holes,
    cachability aliases etc etc that can ruin your breakfast if you
    use /dev/[k]mem...

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