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    SubjectRe: crashme crashes 2.0.20 with guarantee :-(
       Date: 	Fri, 20 Sep 1996 15:18:52 +0300 (EET DST)
    From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@cs.helsinki.fi>

    Umm, you didn't run crashme as root, did you? The above certainly looks like
    that (bad arguments to the sys_init_module()" system call, but it should
    never get that far unless you're root).

    Now, running crashme as root is "a bad idea". A _really_ bad idea.

    True, but trying to bullet proof root from crashme as much as possible
    is still a good idea. Yes, we won't be able to protect against a random
    program which just happens to open /dev/mem and scribbles all over it.
    But we should be able to protect against bogus arguments to system
    calls....

    - Ted

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