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>> I've noticed that the linux kernel allows anyone to freely
>> request/release IRQ, DMA, and I/O. Is this a security
>> hole, or am I missing something that only allows root to
>> do these things?
>
>Those operations and only done by the device drivers at startup, so
>only have access to those resources through the kernel, you can't use
>them, only the device driver makes use of it.
>
>Miguell

Thanks for the info.

-- Andrew E. Mileski --

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