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SubjectRe: i386-show-unhandled-signals-v3
On Wed, 25 Jul 2007 14:07:56 -0700
"Masoud Sharbiani" <masouds@google.com> wrote:

> On 7/25/07, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Jul 2007 16:57:43 +0200
> > Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:
> >
> > > On Wednesday 25 July 2007 16:45, Kirill Korotaev wrote:
> > > > plz don't enable it by default... :/
> > > > any user can spam syslog with these messages and if syslog is run as root
> > > > can take the whole diskspace...
> > >
> > > There are plenty of other ways to cause syslog messages anyways;
> >
> > tell us what they are and we'll fix them?
> >
> > > this argument is 100% bogus.
> >
> > people don't like leaving themselves open to logspamming.
> >
> >
> > For this particular issue: someone please send a patch.
> >
> Andrew,
> This is rate limited; Do you need me to rewrite it with it being
> disabled by default?
>

Yes please.

Look: if there's a way in which an unprivileged user can trigger a printk
we fix it, end of story. I don't know why this even slightly
controversial.

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