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    SubjectRe: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?
    Alan Cox <>:
    > So you want the lowest possible priviledge level. Because if so thats
    > setuid app not kernel space. Arguing about the same code in either kernel
    > space verus setuid app space is garbage.

    But you're thinking like a developer, not a user. The right question
    is which approach requires the lowest level of *user* privilege to get
    the job done. Comparing world-readable /proc files versus a setuid app,
    the answer is obvious. This sort of thing is exactly what /proc is *for*.
    <a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

    Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as cooperation with good.
    -- Mohandas Gandhi
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