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    SubjectRe: Hardwired drivers are going away?
    "Mr. James W. Laferriere" <> writes:

    > Hello Alan ,
    > On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
    >> > 1. security, if you don't need any modules you can disable modules entirly
    >> > and then it's impossible to add a module without patching the kernel first
    >> > (the module load system calls aren't there)
    >> Urban legend.
    > I do not agree . Got proof ? Yes that is a valid question .

    Globally preloading a shared library in user space is almost as
    effective, BTW, unless your critical binaries are linked statically
    (which is unusual on most systems nowadays).

    Florian Weimer Weimer@CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
    University of Stuttgart http://CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE/people/fw/
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