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    SubjectRe: ANNOUNCE: /dev/bios - flash rom bios driver
    Hi!

    > I don't like that idea very much as it wouldn't map the hardware to a
    > simple logical model. IMHO that is exactly what a hardware driver should
    > do. Imagine such stuff would be done with the SCSI drivers. Ok, it is much
    > more dangerous for the hardware to do a cat /dev/zero >/dev/bios than
    > cat /dev/zero >/dev/sda, but in both cases the system is a) unusable and
    > needs reinstall/repair and b) can be quite easily repaired.

    What about simply not installing /dev/bios by default, or making it
    400 by default? That way writing into bios would require chmod 600
    /dev/bios even for root.

    Pavel
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