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SubjectRe: 2.3 wish: integrate pcmcia into mainstream kernel
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> > If they can run insmod or trash module objects, they can replace the kernel
> > and run lilo, then force a reboot. I see no security improvement, and it's
> > not *that* much harder.
>
> But a reboot is detectable...

Not very. A server goes offline for 5 minutes at 4am. When you get back to
it all it says is that its been up all this time and the log has a pile
of ethernet errors in it

Did your hub burp, did the card burp, did someone reboot it, put the clock
back and fake the errors ?

Alan


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